Funding flows for Ivanhoe aerodrome upgrade

The Ivanhoe aerodrome will receive a much-need upgrade with $65,000 from the Australian Government to help reseal its runway, taxiway and apron under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he was pleased to see the funding approved, and is looking forward to the start of upgrade works at the…

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CREATING JOBS IN THE CENTRAL WEST AND NORTHERN NSW BY ROLLING OUT RAIL AND LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Creating local jobs and boosting local economies was the focus of a tour through Northern New South Wales by local Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.  Mr Coulton said the Coalition Government’s record investment in infrastructure was set to benefit local communities throughout his vast electorate, New South Wales and the nation.  “It is…

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Inland Rail headquarters opens in Dubbo

Job seekers, workers and local communities in regional New South Wales will soon be reaping the rewards of Inland Rail with the opening of a local office in Dubbo – one of three to support the 1,700 kilometre project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said this was a great step for Inland…

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Electorate of Parkes benefits from Work for the Dole programme

ALMOST 1,700 participants have benefitted by taking part in 239 activities in the Nationals-Liberal Government’s Work for the Dole programme across the Electorate of Parkes. The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said Work for the Dole is a vital part of the Coalition Government’s commitment to creating jobs for Australians. It is this commitment, which…

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Supporting unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes

Unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes will benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the new support services are in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers are providing to their families, the community and the nation. “The Nationals-Liberal Government will…

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Celebrating 2018 NAIDOC Week in the Electorate of Parkes

With a $1.4 million grants round, communities across the Electorate of Parkes will be supported to celebrate NAIDOC Week this year.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton encourages communities in the Electorate to apply for a grant to host a local celebration. “NAIDOC Week is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the history, culture and achievements…

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