Murray-Darling Basin grant set to strengthen Menindee

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was joined by Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt for a series of announcements and meetings in the Parkes electorate this week. Mr Coulton (right) and Mr Pitt (left) are pictured with Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Hollman and Brewarrina Shire Council Mayor Phillip O’Connor…

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New road safety signage for Narrabri’s Driver Reviver site

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Narrabri Shire Council Mayor Cathy Redding enjoying a cuppa and a chat at the Narrabri Driver Reviver site, which will be bolstered with $20,000 in Federal Government grant funding for mobile signage. Narrabri Shire Council has received $20,000 in Australian Government funding to install much-needed road safety…

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New radio studio at 2Max FM officially open

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with 2Max FM Station Manager Cassie Boyd and President Jeff Cloake in the new 2Max FM studio today. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said a newly appointed radio studio at 2Max FM will provide exciting opportunities for volunteer announcers and the local community. Mr Coulton was…

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Border Zone Concerns Taken-up with Qld Premier

As an MP representing communities along more than 900 kilometres of the Queensland border, I have been contacted in recent days with feedback on the challenges local residents face with the most recent set of border restrictions introduced by the Queensland Government. It has been disheartening to see COVID-19 continue to spread, and the experience…

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Extra $1 million in drought funding for Gunnedah Shire projects

Photo Caption: Pictured at the Gunnedah Water Tower Museum today – Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) with (L-R) Gunnedah and District Historical Society’s Marie Hobson, Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey, and Bob Leister, also of Gunnedah and District Historical Society. Gunnedah Shire Council’s proposed local projects have received the green light to…

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GP services re-established at Gunnedah Rural Health Centre

Patients in Gunnedah and the surrounding region will again have local access to GPs, visiting specialists and allied health care under a new arrangement that will re-open the Gunnedah Rural Health Centre. Federal Regional Health Minister and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Australian Government had handed over responsibility to the Hunter New England…

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