Newell Highway road safety and jobs boost

The Australian and New South Wales Governments’ accelerated $398 million investment in road safety improvements through the Safer Roads Program is making a big difference in regional communities, with $6.5 million being invested to enhance the Newell Highway between Forbes and Boggabilla.   Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and…

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Coulton calls for local manufacturers to apply for funds

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Ben Furney Flour Mills Codirectors Sarah Furney (CEO) and Tim Furney (COO). Earlier this year, Mr Coulton announced Furney’s would receive $1 million under the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund to modernise their business. Local manufacturers in the Parkes electorate with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow…

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Narromine to Narrabri Inland Rail Environmental Impact Statement out on exhibition

Local communities and stakeholders of the transformational Inland Rail project are invited to submit feedback on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narromine to Narrabri (N2N) section released today for public exhibition. Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said the release of the EIS for public exhibition marked…

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Federal Member backs Gwydir Shire with FRRR grant

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced that Gwydir Shire Council will receive $17,973 under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, supported by the Federal Government. It’s one of five grants awarded in the electorate under the program, representing a funding injection of more than $160,000 for communities at…

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Federal Member backs Lake with FRRR grant

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced that Lakes Alive Progress Association will receive $59,960 under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, supported by the Federal Government. It’s one of five grants awarded in the electorate under the program, representing a funding injection of more than $160,000 for communities…

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Federal Member backs music festival in Nevertire with FRRR grant

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced that Warren Chamber Music Festival will receive $20,000 for their event in Nevertire, under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, supported by the Federal Government. It’s one of five grants awarded in the electorate under the program, representing a funding injection of…

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Federal Member backs Pilliga with FRRR grant

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced that Pilliga Community Centre will receive $6,657 under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, supported by the Federal Government. It’s one of five grants awarded in the electorate under the program, representing a funding injection of more than $160,000 for communities at…

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Project to turn fish passage into fish highway on the Lower Darling

The Coalition Government will provide $1.1 million funding to improve the diversity and abundance of native fish in the Murray–Darling Basin. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt said the funding would enable site investigation, design work and consultation with Lower Darling communities about improving fish passage at three weirs south of Menindee.…

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Christmas comes early for Warren Show with Federal grant

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren P & A Association members including President Ashley Bell (front, right) and Secretary Sophie O’Brien (front, left) – the Warren P & A Association is set to receive $5,753 under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program. Christmas comes early for Warren Show with Federal…

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