Coulton’s Catch Up – Investing in our communities, Lights switched on at major intersection, Regional bank taskforce, Proof of vaccination

Photo caption: The roundabout was last week removed from the Newell and Mitchell highways intersection, as traffic lights were switched on for the first time. Investing in our communities Last week I was pleased to announce funding that will provide a boost to two communities in the Parkes electorate. Western Plains Regional Development Incorporated has…

Mark Coulton welcomes taskforce to probe Parkes electorate bank branch closures

A Regional Banking Taskforce established by the Liberal and Nationals Government will bring welcome focus on the impact of bank branch closures on regional communities, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has said. Mr Coulton said changes to banking had noticeable effects throughout the Parkes electorate. “Residents in towns right across my electorate are all too familiar with the on-the-ground impacts of dwindling banking services…

$110,000 upgrade to help build Lachlan Shire’s drought resilience

Western Plains Regional Development Incorporated will be able to undergo a much-needed facelift thanks to $110,000 in Federal Government funding under the Future Drought Fund’s Network to Build Drought Resilience program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said this funding will enable Western Plains Regional Development to boost community connectedness and help the Lachlan Shire…

Coulton’s Catch Up – North West telecommunications win, Funds on offer to grow stronger communities, Support for COVID-hit shows, Creating drought resilient leaders

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton looking at plans to upgrade telecommunications along the Narrabri to North Star Inland Rail corridor with Gwydir Shire councillors Jim ‘Curly’ Moore and Geoff Smith (obscured) and stakeholder Alan Pearlman. North West telecommunications win Inland Rail will be the fast freight backbone that will transform how goods…

North West NSW towering ahead thanks to Inland Rail mobile telecommunications upgrades

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced new and improved telecommunications infrastructure will be provided along the Narrabri to North Star Inland Rail corridor. He is pictured (centre) in North Star with Gwydir Shire councillor Jim ‘Curly’ Moore, ARTC Inland Rail Delivery Director Central Heather Parry, Gwydir Shire councillor Geoff Smith, stakeholders…