New swimming pool facilities make a splash at Lake Cargelligo 

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from right) opened the new amenities building at Lake Cargelligo Swimming Pool with Lachlan Shire Councillor Dennis Brady, Deputy Mayor Paul Phillips, former councillor Mark Hall, Councillor Judith Bartholomew and Mayor John Medcalf OAM. Lake Cargelligo locals are enjoying new and improved facilities at their local…

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Condobolin Youth Centre officially opened

  Young people in Condobolin now have a safe and welcoming space to call their own, with Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton officially opening the Condobolin Youth Centre today. Mr Coulton was joined by Lachlan Shire Council Mayor John Medcalf OAM for the official opening of the Youth Centre in Hay Street. The former…

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Reflect, respect and celebrate Australia Day 2022 together

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is encouraging people throughout the Parkes electorate to come together to reflect, respect and celebrate on Australia Day 2022. “Australia Day is a day for all Australians to celebrate everything that is good about our country, particularly our people and our resilience,” Mr Coulton said. “Throughout the pandemic we…

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Remote airstrip upgrade funding landing soon

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured at the Coonamble Aerodrome, which received funding under a previous round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. The Australian Government has released the guidelines for Round 9 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade (RAU) Program, which enhances the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in remote and very…

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Improving disability support for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Coonamble Aboriginal Health Service Practice Manager Ruth Luppino and CEO Phil Naden. Five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations in the Parkes electorate have received funding from the Federal Government to improve delivery of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) support services. Federal Member for…

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New solar system to power Camp Cypress

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) was pleased to see the new solar system being installed at Camp Cypress when he met with treasurer/secretary Janet Fitzgerald recently. Camp Cypress will be able to save on its power bills after installing a new solar system thanks to a $10,314 grant provided through the…

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$5,571 to power the Coolah Men’s Shed

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton recently caught up with members of the Coolah Men’s Shed to announce their successful Powering Communities Program grant, which they will use to install a solar system. Coolah Men’s Shed will be able to save on its power bills thanks to a $5,571 grant provided through the…

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Powering community groups in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton recently caught up with Gilgandra Museum vice president Phil Howard and president Max Zell to announce their successful Powering Communities Program grant, which they will use to upgrade their lighting and hot water system. Ten community groups in the Parkes electorate will benefit from lower power bills…

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