Veteran’s Health Week grants to promote physical activity in veterans

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said Government grant money was available to support events organised by local Ex-Service Organisations and community groups in the Electorate of Parkes for Veterans’ Health Week 2017. Veterans Health Week (VHW) will run from Saturday, 21 October, to Sunday, 29 October, with the theme of ‘physical activity’. Mr…

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Regional Investment Corporation fast tracked, set for business in 2018

The Nationals/Liberal Government has fast tracked the delivery of its election commitment to establish a new $4 billion Regional Investment Corporation (RIC), and today introduced legislation into Parliament to establish the new body. The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the introduction of the Regional Investment Corporation Bill 2017 into Parliament was another significant…

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Golden Highway heavy vehicle rest area upgrades ramp up

Work has begun on upgrading a number of heavy vehicle stopping bays along New South Wales’ Golden Highway to further encourage regular breaks and reduce driver fatigue. In coming weeks upgrade work will start at: • the existing eastbound stopping bay at Dunedoo • new westbound stopping bays at Elong Elong, 37 kilometres west of…

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$842,536 boost for Gunida Gunyah’s case management services

Additional case management services in Gunnedah have been boosted thanks to a $842,536 grant from The Nationals/Liberal Government, providing support to families with members who are incarcerated or who have come into contact with the criminal justice system.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the funding announcement was a welcome boost for an important…

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Celebrating Australian Export Awards and calling for entries

An export business in the Electorate of Parkes could be the 55th Australian exporter of the year, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said.  Mr Coulton encouraged businesses to enter the Australian Export Awards program which celebrates the success of Australian products and services on the world stage.  “Within the Electorate of Parkes the businesses…

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Roos to Peru could be a win for the Electorate of Parkes

Negotiations to open new markets, including expanded kangaroo meat trade opportunities to Australian farmers, has been launched by the Coalition Government through a free trade agreement with Peru, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said Peru presents a growing opportunity for exporters in the electorate of Parkes, that the Peru-Australia Free Trade…

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New funding grants for Men’s Sheds in Dunedoo, Walgett and Baradine

Coalition Government funding of almost $12,000 for three Men’s Sheds in the Electorate of Parkes, to maintain buildings and buy tools and equipment, has been announced. The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the funding will support men’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. “The Men’s Sheds in Dunedoo, Baradine and Walgett will help men,…

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