Investment boost for Gilgandra’s Jack Towney Hostel

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Gilgandra Mayor Doug Batten and Jack Towney Hostel Board Chairman Michael Cain at the opening of the Jack Towney Hostel extensions in 2018. A Gilgandra residential aged care facility will be significantly upgraded as part of a Morrison Government grant aimed at strengthening aged care services…

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‘ROSI’ future for key Warrumbungle Shire road

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) pictured with Warrumbungle Shire Mayor Ambrose Doolan. The Australian Government has unlocked $2.4 million to upgrade a strategically important road in the Warrumbungle Shire, with construction due to get underway by the end of the year. The $3 million Purlewaugh Road Upgrade is being jointly funded with…

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Paving the way to Gulargambone in 2022

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce more than $71,000 in Federal Government funding for the Pave the Way to Gular 2022 Festival. He is pictured in front of a mural by one of the previous Pave the Way to Gular artists, John Murray from Lightning Ridge. The local arts…

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Upgrade of Silverton Road now complete

Motorists travelling on Silverton Road in the Far West will now enjoy a smoother and more efficient journey, thanks to a $3.5 million upgrade funded by the Federal and New South Wales governments. Work to widen and seal an 18-kilometre section of the road between the historic mining village of Silverton and Broken Hill is…

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Record infrastructure funding for aged care in the North West

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited Whiddon Narrabri Jessie Hunt last month (prior to lockdown) to hear about plans to upgrade the rooms, thanks to capital grants funding through the Federal Government’s Aged Care Approvals Round. He is pictured with Acting Clinical Care Coordinator Gladys Apostol, Whiddon Narrabri Director Care Services Sara…

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More grants on the way for Murray–Darling rivers and wetlands

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourages community groups, farmers and landholders across the Parkes electorate to apply for funding under the second round of the Healthy Rivers Program. The second round of the Coalition Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program is now open for applications. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said…

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Building drought resilient landscapes in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) pictured with DCRA President Ian Gourley, University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus commercial cropping supervisor Kieran Shephard and Director Northern Region Agriculture Dr Guy Roth at the University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus, where three trial sites will be set up to utilise AquaTill technology thanks…

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