Road safety funding en route for Newell Highway

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce that $11.6 million is being jointly invested by the Federal and NSW Governments for road safety upgrades along the Newell Highway between Gilgandra and Coonabarabran. More than $11.6 million in funding is en route for road safety upgrades along the Newell Highway between…

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Two local projects share in funding to tackle tough times

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today announced that two groups in the Parkes electorate will share in more than $100,000 under the FRRR Tackling Tough Times program. Two community projects in the Parkes electorate will share in more than $100,000 in funding under the latest round of the Foundation for Rural…

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Inland Rail signals regional growth

The design and construction of Inland Rail is providing stimulus to companies right across the nation with investments in services and supplies driving employment and growth in regional Australia.   The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has awarded a contract worth more than $30 million for signalling design and the delivery of rail safety systems…

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Free-flowing fish on the Lower Darling

Photo: Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton inspect a map of the Murray-Darling Basin, looking at where the Lower Darling Fish Passage Program will run. The Coalition Government is providing $1.1 million for New South Wales to deliver fish passages that revitalise aquatic waterway health…

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Stride out to save a life

Photo: Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (right) launched the 15th annual Gift of Life DonateLife Walk in Canberra with parliamentary colleagues.  Australians are being urged to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation by strapping on their joggers and striding out as part of the 15th annual Gift of…

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Holiday here in the Parkes electorate this year

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourages prospective holidaymakers to jump in the car for their next getaway and explore the many unique tourist attractions on offer right here in the Parkes electorate. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is encouraging prospective holidaymakers to look no further than their own backyard for their…

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