Tackling homelessness in the Electorate of Parkes

Young people at risk of homelessness in the Electorate of Parkes will receive greater support through increased Government funding. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government has provided more than $8 million to Reconnect services throughout the electorate. “Reconnect provides support and assistance to young people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless and…

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$84 million in new funding for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

It was an honour to host Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Nationals Michael McCormack in Broken Hill for the announcement of $84 million in new funding for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The funding will enable the Royal Flying Doctor Service to extend and expand essential health services for Australians in rural and remote areas. This…

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Funding flows for Ivanhoe aerodrome upgrade

The Ivanhoe aerodrome will receive a much-need upgrade with $65,000 from the Australian Government to help reseal its runway, taxiway and apron under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he was pleased to see the funding approved, and is looking forward to the start of upgrade works at the…

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CREATING JOBS IN THE CENTRAL WEST AND NORTHERN NSW BY ROLLING OUT RAIL AND LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Creating local jobs and boosting local economies was the focus of a tour through Northern New South Wales by local Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.  Mr Coulton said the Coalition Government’s record investment in infrastructure was set to benefit local communities throughout his vast electorate, New South Wales and the nation.  “It is…

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Inland Rail headquarters opens in Dubbo

Job seekers, workers and local communities in regional New South Wales will soon be reaping the rewards of Inland Rail with the opening of a local office in Dubbo – one of three to support the 1,700 kilometre project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said this was a great step for Inland…

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Electorate of Parkes benefits from Work for the Dole programme

ALMOST 1,700 participants have benefitted by taking part in 239 activities in the Nationals-Liberal Government’s Work for the Dole programme across the Electorate of Parkes. The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said Work for the Dole is a vital part of the Coalition Government’s commitment to creating jobs for Australians. It is this commitment, which…

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Supporting unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes

Unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes will benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the new support services are in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers are providing to their families, the community and the nation. “The Nationals-Liberal Government will…

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