Young poets urged to get creative

The annual Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards are open once again, and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is strongly urging young poets to throw their hat in the ring. “The Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards are the perfect opportunity for school students in my electorate to get creative and put pen to paper,” Mr Coulton said. “Based…

Dubbo to host ‘A Festival of Skills’ with Federal Government grant

Western Student Connections will hold a festival in Dubbo showcasing student skills with $80,000 under Round 3 of the Coalition Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has congratulated the recipients, and said the weeklong event will be an important celebration of the region’s youth and their skillsets. “The…

Tick of approval for Dubbo Regional Council projects – Drought Communities Programme

Better shade for the local saleyards, and improved amenities for CBD shoppers are on the cards for Dubbo, with $440,000 worth of projects now approved under the Coalition’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP). Making the announcement from the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets today, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is delighted that Council has the…