Extra $1 million in drought funding for Gunnedah Shire projects

Photo Caption: Pictured at the Gunnedah Water Tower Museum today – Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) with (L-R) Gunnedah and District Historical Society’s Marie Hobson, Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey, and Bob Leister, also of Gunnedah and District Historical Society. Gunnedah Shire Council’s proposed local projects have received the green light to…

Federal Member secures another $1m for Brewarrina projects

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) with Brewarrina Shire Council Mayor Phillip O’Connor and General Manager Jeff Sowiak at the council chambers recently. Brewarrina Shire Council’s proposed local projects have received the green light to be funded under the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) – Extension, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton…

Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shires get a load of heavy vehicle safety awareness

A joint initiative of Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shires aimed at raising public awareness of the dangers of heavy vehicle load restraint breaches has been granted a share of funding under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI). Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development and Federal Member…