Brewarrina Doppler radar switched on and delivering

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced the Brewarrina Doppler weather radar has been switched on according to schedule, providing weather information to western New South Wales communities in the lead-up to a hot summer. Mr Coulton said he was thrilled the Federal Government had brought the radar online right on time; news that…

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Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star

Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction. The Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack and local member Mark Coulton were on site in Moree, New…

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Inland Rail partnership to leave water legacy

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, Gilgandra Shire Council Acting Mayor Ash Walker and Inland Rail Project Director (Narromine to Narrabri) Duncan Mitchell were joined by members of the community at Curban Hall today, as an agreement was signed that will source water for Inland Rail construction while leaving a water legacy for locals…

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Narrabri CBD revamp to benefit local businesses

New and existing businesses in the Narrabri CBD will reap the rewards of a whopping $1.47 million investment by the Federal Coalition Government to revamp local roads. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Local Government Mark Coulton was joined by Narrabri Shire Council Mayor, Cr Ron Campbell, to discuss the project, which is being…

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Federal Member backs Barrier Truth with grant

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton with Barrier Truth Editor Michael Murphy. The Barrier Truth has been awarded a $34,152 grant under the Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program to improve its digital services. The Barrier Truth has been awarded a $34,152 grant from the Federal Coalition Government…

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$693 million contract awarded for Inland Rail construction between Narrabri and North Star

The communities of North West NSW are another step closer to realising the transformational benefits of Inland Rail and hundreds of local jobs with joint-venture Trans4m Rail announced as the constructor for 171km of upgraded rail track between Narrabri and North Star. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack…

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Firm future for Warren Weekly thanks to Federal grant

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton has announced that the Warren Weekly will receive $10,000 from the Government’s Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program to continue to provide local news. The future is bright for the Warren Weekly newspaper, which has successfully received a $10,000 boost from the…

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