Mark Coulton welcomes new measures to support regional media

The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Federal Government’s $60 million announcement of a number of new media measures will support regional and small publishers and create local jobs.  The new measures, which are in addition to the Government’s media reform package, and subject to its passage, include:  • A $50 million Regional and…

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Expressions of interest sought to construct Inland Rail from Parkes to Narromine: Coulton

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the iconic Inland Rail project. He said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia will provide significant opportunities for businesses and suppliers including construction companies to build the 107-kilometre Parkes to Narromine section.…

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Mark Coulton: Round 5 of Remote Airstrips programme opens

Lifesaving upgrades of remote airstrips will be funded under the federal government program according to the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton.  Mr Coulton said airstrips in remote areas are crucial pieces of community infrastructure in the Electorate of Parkes. “For many communities, air services are essential for providing mail, supplies, transport and medical services,” he…

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Mark Coulton calls on local businesses to nominate for awards

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has called on businesses and veterans in the Electorate of Parkes to nominate for the inaugural Veterans’ Employment Awards. Mr Coulton said the Veterans’ Employment Awards would recognise businesses and organisations that created employment opportunities for veterans and spouses of serving Defence members. It would also recognise veterans who had…

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$775,139 for case management services for Indigenous youth in Bourke and Brewarrina communities

Birrang Enterprise Development Company will be able to provide additional case management services in Bourke and Brewarrina communities, thanks to a $775,139 grant from the Coalition Government.  Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said that Birrang Enterprise Development Company  would receive funding to deliver case management targeted at youth who are disengaged or are at…

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