$60,420 no drag for iconic Broken Heel Festival 

The iconic Broken Heel Festival has received a $60,420 leg-up from the Federal Government to host a number of workshops and performances during the three-day event in September.    Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the funding has been provided under Round 13 of the Festivals Australia program, which is supporting local artists and communities re-emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and providing a critical boost to the economy. …

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Disaster assistance extended to more areas following storms and floods

Disaster assistance is now available for an additional two local government areas in the Parkes electorate following severe storms and flooding. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said assistance, provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), has been extended to the Bogan LGA and Unincorporated Area of NSW. These areas are…

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New water monitoring stations big win for the Northern Basin

Twenty new or upgraded gauging stations located in the Darling, Macquarie, Culgoa, Gwydir, Border Rivers, and Namoi catchments will be installed across New South Wales thanks to a joint Australian and NSW Government-funded project. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the gauge installation was funded through the $35 million Murray–Darling Basin Enhanced Water…

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