Coulton aces funding for Paramount Tennis Club

More local tennis enthusiasts will be able to enjoy evening games at Dubbo’s Paramount Tennis Club, thanks to a $60,642 Federal Government grant for a lighting upgrade. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was joined by Minister for Regional Services, Sport and Local Government & Decentralisation, Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie to make the funding announcement…

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Coalition’s investment in mobile connectivity grows

The Coalition Government’s continued investment in the highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) will expand mobile coverage to more rural and regional communities, with applications now open for Round 5. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was pleased to welcome Minister for Regional Services and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Bridget McKenzie to Dubbo today.…

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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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