Young athletes set to X-Cellerate with government grant

A local athletics coaching business in Dubbo will benefit from $79,970 under the Coalition Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS), it has been announced today. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said X-Cellerate Athletics Coaching will be able to purchase a custom built trailer and athletics equipment with the funding. “I’m pleased that with this grant, X-Cellerate…

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Grants to reward Parkes electorate volunteers

A total of 41 community organisations across the Parkes electorate will share in $144,314 under the Coalition Government’s 2018 Volunteer Grants program. “It is with great pleasure I congratulate these successful community groups, which will use grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 to support their volunteers,” Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said. “Volunteers play a…

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Foundation Broken Hill wins big in Federal Budget

Foundation Broken Hill will be better equipped to attract donations by offering an important taxation benefit to donors, with the Government’s approval of the organisation as a specifically-listed Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) in the 2019 Budget. The news means taxpayers may claim an income tax deduction for gifts of money or property of $2 or…

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More CCTV for Dubbo under Safer Communities Fund

Residents of Dubbo can feel safer thanks to a $150,000 Federal Government grant to bolster community surveillance. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced the funding in Dubbo today, which has been committed under Round 3 of the Coalition’s $30 million Safer Communities Fund. “I’d like to commend the Dubbo Regional Council on successfully receiving this…

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New export hub for Dubbo, Coulton announces

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is thrilled that a new export hub will be established in Dubbo under the Coalition Government’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Export Hubs Initiative. The funding of $234,887 has been committed to Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana, which is one of 10 successful recipients under the initiative. The…

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Cobar celebrates upgraded Primary Health Care Centre opening

Patients in Cobar and the wider district will feel the benefits of improved healthcare facilities, with today’s official opening of the newly upgraded Cobar Primary Health Care Centre. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is pleased to have helped deliver a $200,000 Federal Government grant to the NSW Outback Division of General Practice for…

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Free WiFi for Warrumbungle Shire under DCP

Residents of the Warrumbungle Shire will soon be better connected, with the Federal Government funding a $56,930 project that will install free WiFi in all towns in the shire. The project is one of six which have been funded with $941,930 under the Coalition’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he…

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NSW Orana region to benefit from DAMA

Employers in the Orana region in central west and western New South Wales have been given a boost, with a new migration agreement between the Federal Government and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana to attract skilled workers to the region. Orana joins the Northern Territory, South Australia, Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Victoria’s Great South Coast, to enter…

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Far West towns and villages to benefit from drought grants

One million dollars-worth of drought support has been delivered across the Unincorporated Area under the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP), it has been announced today. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is pleased towns and villages right across the Far West of the state will benefit. “I am thrilled to see funding rolling…

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