Wheels up for Coonamble Aerodrome

Photo Caption (L-R): David Chadwick, Coonamble Shire Council Mayor Al Karanough, Angus Chadwick, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Andrew Fisher at the Coonamble Aerodrome, which will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding. The Coonamble Aerodrome will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding…

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Wins for Warren with Federal Member’s visit

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren Museum and Gallery Association Chairman Dr John Burke (left) and members. A $3.5 million grant under the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund will enable this historic building to be fitted out as a museum, art gallery and artist-in-residence space. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton…

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Federal Government cash to get ag shows back on track

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 Federal Government is spending $36 million to help agricultural show societies recover from the effects of COVID-19, ensuring they can continue after the pandemic. The Australian Government is…

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Dubbo on motocross centre-stage with Dirt Bike Club upgrades

The Dubbo Dirt Bike Club will potentially attract thousands of visitors to Dubbo for major motocross competitions, thanks to $242,385 in funding from the Federal Government to upgrade its facilities to national championship standards. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton met with club members today and said the improvements will put Dubbo on the motocross…

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Works progress on Western Cancer Centre construction

Another important milestone has been reached at the $35 million Western Cancer Centre with the first concrete being poured at the facility. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was joined by Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders today to inspect construction progress. “It’s fantastic to see work well underway here at the Western Cancer Centre, which…

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Wee Waa “well-prepared” thanks to respiratory clinic

Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Dr Hanif during a recent visit to the North West mobile respiratory clinic. Wee Waa locals are benefitting from the extension of services for the mobile COVID-19 respiratory clinic currently operating in North West New South Wales. Based in Boggabri and servicing residents of Gunnedah, Boggabri, Narrabri, and…

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Parkes airports to take off with Federal Government funding

Five airports in the Parkes electorate will receive significant funding from the Coalition Government to reseal runways, build fencing, install CCTV and improve safety for emergency services and passengers. Federal Local Government Minister and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the five airports would share in more than $1.25 million announced today as part of…

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Facelift for near century old Warren War Memorial

The Warren War Memorial, which has stood the test of time for almost one hundred years, will receive a facelift thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Warren Shire Council will be granted $10,000 to restore the memorial as well as $2,000…

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Funding ensures Moree war history is recorded

Another 200 pages of World War 1 history, recording the efforts of men and women from the Moree district who fought between 1916 and 1918, will be published thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. Parkes MP, Mark Coulton, said Moree and District Historical Society will be granted $4,500 to publish…

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Sacred Heart School, Boggabri Salutes Their Service

The entrance to Sacred Heart Primary School in Boggabri will become even more significant thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the school will be granted $6,410 to create a memorial garden to help commemorate the role that Australian service men and women…

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