Funding to help Dunedoo community remember those who served

Local wartime history will be further preserved in Dunedoo, with the Dunedoo Historical Museum Incorporated receiving $6,500 in funding through the Australian Government’s Saluting their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said this funding ensures the ongoing recognition of our Australian servicemen and women. “It’s important that the service and…

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New signage to promote Gilgandra Museum

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) pictured with Gilgandra Museum Vice President Phil Howard and President Max Zell in front of the old signage which will be replaced thanks to a $14,300 grant. Promotion of the Gilgandra Museum will be enhanced thanks to a $14,300 Federal Government grant. Federal Member for Parkes…

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Building a better Gilgandra with $329,000 investment

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Gilgandra Shire Council Mayor Doug Batten pictured in the plaza area which will be developed as part of The Mill on Miller Street project. Gilgandra’s town centre is set to be transformed into a thriving social and cultural precinct, thanks to a $329,514 investment from the…

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Clucky success for region honeyeater

There’s another type of COVID baby boom at Dubbo’s Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the successful hatching of critically endangered Regent Honeyeater chicks after another successful year of captive breeding. The zoo’s brand-new holding aviary and ongoing captive breeding program, supported by the Morrison Government’s $200 million investment in bushfire recovery for wildlife and habitat,…

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Narrabri’s lead role in national recycling

Photo caption: Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton received a tour of the Australian Recycled Plastics facility in Narrabri from Operations Manager Terrence Duncan and owner operator Dale Smith. Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley today joined Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton in Narrabri highlighting the important role…

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$1 million for Gunnedah Koalas

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (third from left) and Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley (third from right) announced $1 million in funding for the North West Local Land Services to undertake a range of projects to help protect Gunnedah’s koala population. They are pictured with local landholder Elise Palzer and her son…

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