Rawsonville Pony Club saddles up for new arena

Rawsonville Pony Club near Dubbo has received $146,899 for an equestrian arena and facility upgrade, announced by Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton was pleased to visit the pony club last week to congratulate the committee on their success. “Rawsonville Pony Club is an excellent example of a strong local sporting club, with…

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Getting kids back to school in Walgett, Wilcannia, Brewarrina

The Coalition Government has announced it will invest more than $2.6 million in Walgett, Wilcannia and Brewarrina, through its successful Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Strategy is making a difference to school attendance and education outcomes in his electorate. “With the extension of the RSAS through to December…

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Mark Coulton welcomes mental health investment

The Liberal National Government will provide a record funding commitment for community mental health services nationally, including in the Parkes electorate, through Primary Health Networks (PHNs). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed the announcement, and said the funding will contribute strongly to a more integrated mental health system. “The Western NSW PHN is expected to…

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The sky’s the limit for Dubbo Airport

Healthcare and economic development are set to soar in the Dubbo region following a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Dubbo City Regional Airport. Member for Dubbo Troy Grant said the upgrades, which included runway tarmac strengthening, lighting upgrades, 11 new hangars, taxiway upgrades, an aeromedical facilty, a new link road and associated services, would also…

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Funding injection under Roads to Recovery

Local councils in the Parkes electorate are set to receive a significant funding boost for road infrastructure, with the continuation of the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the funding, which will help all 18 local councils, and the Unincorporated Area, deliver road improvements needed to support their…

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Cash, vouchers lessen drought burden

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has delivered a win for his electorate, with cash and vouchers already rolling out for farming households under the Coalition Government’s Drought Community Support Initiative. “I strongly urge eligible farmers to access these vouchers and cash, which are a practical means of lessening the financial burden many households are experiencing…

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Landholders to share in Inland Rail’s economic gains

Photo: The official sod turn of the Inland Rail in Parkes NSW, December 2018. Farmers and other landholders have an opportunity to share in the broader economic benefits of the Inland Rail’s construction, by supplying suitable materials direct from borrow pits and quarries. Landowners located near the proposed Narromine to Narrabri segment of the Inland Rail…

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