Room makeover for Broken Hill Community Incorporated

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left), pictured with Broken Hill Community Incorporated President John Harris, Bernard Williams, secretary Sharon Hocking and Leah Cutjar in the green room, which has been refurbished thanks to a $16,383 Federal Government grant. Broken Hill Community Incorporated will be able to complete a much-needed makeover…

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Statement from the Member for Parkes

I am proud of all the programs and changes I was able to deliver during my time as Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government. It has been a privilege to work with rural health professionals across the sector to improve healthcare in regional, rural and remote Australia and keep people in the…

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Grand opening of the Copper City Cobar Miners Memorial

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) pictured with Cobar community members Colby Lawrence, Barry Knight, Reverend Graham McLeod and Cobar Deputy Mayor Jarrod Marsden at the opening of the Cobar Miners Memorial. Today, residents of Cobar Shire have celebrated the official opening of a new $971,000 Cobar Miners Memorial, which…

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Federal Member for Parkes welcomes Dubbo Drug Court

Photo caption:  Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of a drug court being established in Dubbo. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of a drug court in Dubbo to support the region’s fight against substance abuse. To be funded by the NSW Government…

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Federal funding to help women in Bourke and Wilcannia get a job

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) caught up with CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Social Enterprise and Community Engagement Manager Michael McDowell (left) and Cooee for Coffee team members Dimity Dixon and Tori Towney in Bourke recently. A social enterprise project helping women in Bourke and Wilcannia to enter the workforce and gain job-ready skills…

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Joint Media Statement: Gunnedah Medical Services

The Hon Mark Coulton MP Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes The Hon Kevin Anderson MP State Member for Tamworth MEDIA STATEMENT GUNNEDAH MEDICAL SERVICES Both Australian and NSW Governments are well aware of the challenges faced by Gunnedah locals in accessing the health services they need and…

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Improved digital connectivity for Bourke

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton (right) met with Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Hollman to announce that Field Solutions Group has been successful in receiving funding to deploy a fixed wireless network in the shire. People living and working in the Bourke shire can now look forward to…

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$1 million to help transform Lake Cargelligo into tourism hub

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Lachlan Shire Council Deputy Mayor Paul Phillips and Mayor John Medcalf OAM. Lake Cargelligo is set to be transformed into a tourist hub, with the Federal Government committing $1 million over two years to deliver the Lake Cargelligo Tourism Activation Project. Federal Member for Parkes…

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