Wee Waa “well-prepared” thanks to respiratory clinic

Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Dr Hanif during a recent visit to the North West mobile respiratory clinic. Wee Waa locals are benefitting from the extension of services for the mobile COVID-19 respiratory clinic currently operating in North West New South Wales. Based in Boggabri and servicing residents of Gunnedah, Boggabri, Narrabri, and…

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Parkes airports to take off with Federal Government funding

Five airports in the Parkes electorate will receive significant funding from the Coalition Government to reseal runways, build fencing, install CCTV and improve safety for emergency services and passengers. Federal Local Government Minister and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the five airports would share in more than $1.25 million announced today as part of…

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Facelift for near century old Warren War Memorial

The Warren War Memorial, which has stood the test of time for almost one hundred years, will receive a facelift thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Warren Shire Council will be granted $10,000 to restore the memorial as well as $2,000…

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Funding ensures Moree war history is recorded

Another 200 pages of World War 1 history, recording the efforts of men and women from the Moree district who fought between 1916 and 1918, will be published thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. Parkes MP, Mark Coulton, said Moree and District Historical Society will be granted $4,500 to publish…

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Sacred Heart School, Boggabri Salutes Their Service

The entrance to Sacred Heart Primary School in Boggabri will become even more significant thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the school will be granted $6,410 to create a memorial garden to help commemorate the role that Australian service men and women…

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Lachlan Shire Council work underway with DCP funds

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is thrilled work is underway in the Lachlan Shire using funds under a new round of the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) – Extension. “The Coalition Government committed to delivering an additional $1 million each to every council in my electorate, including Lachlan Shire Council, under the…

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BBRF success for Gunnedah with $19,935 grant

The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate of Parkes, local Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said he is pleased Gunnedah will benefit from a $19,935 grant for Toy Libraries Australia to deliver seven Messy Play Days…

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BBRF packs a punch for Cobar with mammoth $6.8 million

The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate of Parkes, local Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said he is thrilled Cobar Shire Council will receive a whopping $6.8 million in grants, which is the largest sum of…

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BBRF packs a punch for Far West with $2.4 million for projects

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation team members in Broken Hill. (Please note: This photo was taken earlier this year, prior to implementation of physical distancing measures) The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate…

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