Arts and culture come alive in new mural for Gunnedah’s CBD

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, Gunnedah Shire mayor Jamie Chaffey, Arts Gunnedah president Susan Wilson and Gunnedah councillors and artists in front of the Gunnedah Alive mural. A new colourful mural is helping to brighten Gunnedah’s CBD and build community resilience, thanks to drought funding from the Federal Government. Federal Member for…

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$203 million upgrade the jewel in the Newell Highway crown

Photo caption: Transport for NSW Regional Director West Alistair Lunn, State Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, NSW Minister for Roads and Transport Paul Toole and Transport for NSW Deputy Secretary of Regional and Outer Metropolitan Carol-Anne Nelson celebrate the completion of the $203 million upgrade to the Newell…

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More jobs, better roads for Dubbo region

Photo caption: State Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton are pleased to announce that Dubbo Regional Council and Narromine Shire Council will receive funding under the latest round of the Fixing local Roads program. Safer journeys are on the way across the Dubbo region, with the sealing of Old…

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$21 million to fix roads across Western NSW

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce that 13 projects worth more than $21 million are rolling out under the latest round of the Australian and NSW Governments’ accelerated Fixing Local Roads program. Safer journeys are on the way across Western NSW, with 13 projects worth more than $21 million…

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Funding to fix Stock Road, Gunnedah

Safer journeys are on the way for Gunnedah residents, with the reconstruction of Stock Road one of a number of projects rolling out across the Parkes electorate under the latest round of the Australian and NSW Governments’ accelerated Fixing Local Roads program to improve local roads and create thousands of local jobs in the regions.…

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Basin Toolkit boosting jobs and protecting the environment

The Coalition Government has approved 10 environmental projects for funding through the Northern Basin Toolkit that will create jobs in Basin communities and improve the health of northern rivers. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said funding is being made available immediately. “Around $90 million of the $180 million Toolkit package will…

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Storm and flood clean-up and grants program extends

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton flew over Moree to inspect the damage following the flood last week. Moree Plains is one of a number of local government areas in the Parkes electorate eligible for the joint Commonwealth-state Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. The Australian and NSW Governments are looking ahead to the next…

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Grants available to support local volunteers

Community groups in the Parkes electorate are being urged to apply for the latest round of Federal Government funding to support their volunteers. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said eligible not-for-profit community organisations can now submit their Expressions of Interest (EOI) to his office for the 2021 Volunteer Grants program. “We all know how…

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