Building Better Regions Fund boost for Trangie Respite Centre

A much needed facility to provide respite for adults and children with disabilities in the township of Trangie is set to become a reality following the announcement of infrastructure projects to be funded under the first round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash and the Federal Member…

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Growing demand for Indigenous artwork assisted by grant

The quality of artwork and output capabilities of a talented Ballimore-based Aboriginal sculptor will be enhanced through a $202,620 Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package grant according to the Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes, Mark Coulton.  The grant is part of the Nationals/Liberal Government’s $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment. Mr Coulton said this investment…

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$1.3m to give Nyngan a healthy boost

The Nyngan community has received a healthy boost with the completion of the Nyngan Medical Centre. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said she was delighted to see the project reach completion, with the Medical Centre set to improve health outcomes in the region. “During my time as Minister for Rural Health I have seen…

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$1.5m to reduce family violence in Bourke, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has announced up to $1.5 million for a tailored project to address family violence experienced by Indigenous women and children in Bourke.   Mr Coulton and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the funding formed part of the $25 million Indigenous-focused package under the Third Action…

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