$1.5 million economic boost for Warren

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (centre) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from right) pictured with Warren Shire Council Deputy Mayor Brett Williamson, General Manager Gary Woodman and Mayor Milton Quigley in front of one of the water reservoirs that will be transformed by a mural. The Warren community…

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Fish Traps lookout and river walk to boost tourism in Brewarrina

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (left) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at the Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps with Brewarrina Shire Council General Manager Jeff Sowiak, Deputy Mayor Vivian Slack-Smith, Mayor Phillip O’Connor and councillor Angelo Pippos. A lookout and river walk will be constructed to enhance the popular Brewarrina…

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Housing to attract health professionals to Wee Waa

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (third from left) and Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (third from right) with members of the Wee Waa Community Complex Incorporated, Bruce Gray, treasurer Kerry Watts, Anne Weekes and chair Andrew Greste, at the housing site. A community project to establish housing for medical professionals…

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Facilitator to support Warren and Collarenebri communities

The Coalition Government is investing more than $520,000 to work with the Warren and Collarenebri communities to help address the social and economic impacts of water recovery under the Murray–Darling Basin Plan. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the funding would support a facilitator dedicated to identifying economic development opportunities and improving community…

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Health Hub to provide hope for the Collarenebri community

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (second from left) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (third from left) visited the Collarenebri Community Health Hub today with Walgett Shire councillor Lawrence Walford, RARMS CEO Mark Burdack, Anisha Thompson, Dr Julian White, Ash Mack, councillor Kelly Smith and Mayor Ian Woodcock OAM. The…

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Bore bath funding a ‘gamer-changer’ for Collarenebri

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (third from left) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from right) pictured at the Collarenebri Primitive Camping Ground where the Collarenebri Bore Bath will be built, with Collarenebri Health Service Manager Suzanne Mahoney, Registered Nurse Marlise Latta, Walgett Shire councillor Lawrence Walford, Mayor Ian…

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Local grants to support NAIDOC Week 2021 celebrations

NAIDOC Week events across the Parkes electorate have been given a financial boost, with local organisations receiving more than $38,000 in community grants to help celebrate our rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said a total of 21 events in the Parkes electorate have received funding…

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Come together to heal this NAIDOC Week

Each year, NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate our rich Indigenous cultures, honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence, and recognise the significant contribution Indigenous people make to our lucky country. This year’s theme, Heal Country!, is not only a call for us to better protect and preserve our lands, waters, sacred and historically…

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