Green light for improvements at Broken Hill sporting ovals

A project that will upgrade infrastructure at two Broken Hill sporting ovals has received the green light under the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) – Extension. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he was pleased $1 million in funding had been allocated to Broken Hill City Council to upgrade lighting at both Alma…

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Disaster assistance supporting councils’ recovery

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor Denis Todd (right) and General Manager Roger Bailey (left). Warrumbungle Shire Council is one of nine local councils in the Parkes electorate receiving disaster recovery assistance. Disaster assistance is now available to nine local councils in the Parkes electorate to help…

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Federal Member impressed by plans for Ward Oval revamp

Photo Caption (L-R): Cobar Shire Council Projects Coordinator Carly Hunter, Acting General Manager and Director of Finance and Community Services Kym Miller and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at Ward Oval in Cobar this week. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was in Cobar this week to discuss plans for a major revamp to the Ward…

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Dubbo set to host more regional events with new strategy

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was joined by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack in Dubbo this morning to meet with Dubbo Regional Council Mayor Ben Shields. Council has received a $42,500 grant under the latest round of the Building Better Regions Fund to…

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Milestone moment for Broken Hill with NBN build complete

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited Nutrien Harcourts Broken Hill today to see the business’ NBN installation taking place. Mr Coulton was joined by (L-R) Nick Harris (NBN Co technician), along with Michael Honson and Jodi Beattie (Nutrien Harcourts). The National Broadband Network (NBN) volume build has officially been completed in the…

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Broken Hill “well-prepared” thanks to respiratory clinics

Photo Caption (L-R): Claudio Grasso, General Manager Base Operations and Service Delivery RFDS South Eastern Section; Kristy James, Registered Nurse; Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health; Kath Mitchell, Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner; and Dr Brett Thomson, Senior Medical Officer RFDS Broken Hill. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health…

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Federal Member backs diggers’ bowls event in Dubbo

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Secretary of the National Diggers Bowls Carnival, Eric Chamberlain. The Carnival is the recipient of $3,630 under the Veteran and Community Grants program to transport veterans to and from the three-day event in September. Australian diggers in Dubbo for a veterans’ bowls event in two months’…

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