Upgrade of Silverton Road now complete

Motorists travelling on Silverton Road in the Far West will now enjoy a smoother and more efficient journey, thanks to a $3.5 million upgrade funded by the Federal and New South Wales governments. Work to widen and seal an 18-kilometre section of the road between the historic mining village of Silverton and Broken Hill is…

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Record infrastructure funding for aged care in the North West

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited Whiddon Narrabri Jessie Hunt last month (prior to lockdown) to hear about plans to upgrade the rooms, thanks to capital grants funding through the Federal Government’s Aged Care Approvals Round. He is pictured with Acting Clinical Care Coordinator Gladys Apostol, Whiddon Narrabri Director Care Services Sara…

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More grants on the way for Murray–Darling rivers and wetlands

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourages community groups, farmers and landholders across the Parkes electorate to apply for funding under the second round of the Healthy Rivers Program. The second round of the Coalition Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program is now open for applications. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said…

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Building drought resilient landscapes in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) pictured with DCRA President Ian Gourley, University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus commercial cropping supervisor Kieran Shephard and Director Northern Region Agriculture Dr Guy Roth at the University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus, where three trial sites will be set up to utilise AquaTill technology thanks…

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More road safety funding flows to the Mitchell Highway

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce that the Australian Government is contributing $4,839,696 in funding for road safety upgrades along the Mitchell Highway, between Nyngan and Bourke. New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered to the Mitchell Highway thanks to more than $4.8 million in funding from…

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Road safety funding flows to the Mendooran Road

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce that the Australian Government is contributing $59,031 in funding for road safety upgrades along the Mendooran Road, north of Mollyan. New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered to the Mendooran Road thanks to more than $59,000 in funding from the Australian…

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Road safety funding flows to the Barrier Highway

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased to announce that the Australian Government is contributing $53,664 in funding for road safety upgrades along the Barrier Highway near Noona. New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered to the Barrier Highway thanks to more than $53,000 in funding from the Australian Government.…

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