Coulton’s Catch Up – Campaign launch, Head to Health Centre for Broken Hill, $2.45 million to extend Macquarie Home Stay, Backing Broken Hill’s Hawsons Iron Project, Boosting mobile coverage

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Federal Member for Riverina Michael McCormack at the launch of Mark’s campaign in Dubbo last week, with Nationals members and supporters. Campaign launch It was wonderful to have my good friend and colleague, the former Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack join me in Dubbo last week…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Big week on the road, Improved water security for Cobar, Protecting Warren against future floods, Medical centre extension, bypass openings

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured REDI.E Programs Manager Michael Cooper (fifth from left) and the staff at the Wilcannia General Store last week. Big week on the road I enjoyed a big week on the road last week, which kicked off with the Western Division Councils of NSW conference in Cobar,…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Back to business, Accelerating the Broken Hill Cobalt project, New $2.5 million Lucas Bridge now open, Preserving local wartime heritage

Photo one: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with some of the participants of LeaderLife in Dubbo last week. LeaderLife has recently received a share of $1.48 million in Federal Government funding to build its capacity through the Safer Communities Program. Back to business It was good to be back on the road last…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Commemorating Anzac Day, COVID cancels campaign plans, Getting young farmers back on the land, Banking on livestock and pasture genetics

Commemorating Anzac Day Anzac Day is one of the most important days on our national calendar. It’s an opportunity for all of us to pause, remember and reflect on the conflicts that have gone before us, and those that are still being battled in the world. This year in particular is a chance for reflection…

Coulton’s Catch Up – 2022 election campaign in full swing, Contract awarded for largest ever Newell Highway upgrade, Funding priority projects for our local councils

Photo caption: Transport for NSW Acting Director West Paul Polansky, Moree Plains Shire Council Deputy Mayor Susannah Pearse and Mayor Mark Johnson, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, NSW Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall, NSW Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway and Narrabri Shire Council Mayor Ron Campbell announced the successful tenderer…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Budget delivers for the Parkes electorate, Orana DAMA strengthened, Vietnam signs up to Ag Visa

Our plan for a better future for the Parkes electorate Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the 2022-2023 Federal Budget, which he said will drive the growth of towns and communities across the Parkes electorate. The Budget, which Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down on Tuesday evening, focuses on providing cost of living relief,…

Coulton’s Catch Up – $14.8 million boost for Broken Hill battery, Major investment in NBN, RFDS, Minister’s visit a win for our region, Funding available for regional airports

$14.8 million boost for Broken Hill battery Last week I was thrilled to announce that the Coalition Government is teaming up with AGL to construct a large-scale battery at Broken Hill which will improve energy security in regional New South Wales and help to maintain downward pressure on prices. A $14.84 million grant through the…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Investing in safer communities, Inland Rail providing endless opportunities, Funding available to establish Children’s Contact Services

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) visited FlatTrack in Moree to find out how the organisation will benefit from funding provided under the Safer Communities Fund. He is pictured with FlatTrack Program Manager Krist Grasnick (right) and participant Andrew Pegus. Investing in safer communities All of our young people should have the…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Tooraweenah Road upgrade a step closer, Funding for suicide prevention training, Entries open for poetry competition, Easing child care costs

Tooraweenah Road Upgrade a step closer The Liberal and Nationals Government has unlocked $22.96 million in funding for the Tooraweenah Road Upgrade, bringing the project another step closer to reality. The project is fully funded under the Government’s Roads of Strategic Importance initiative and will deliver upgrades along approximately 56.8 kilometres of Tooraweenah Road, within…