Roof replacement for Dubbo Men’s Shed

The Dubbo Men’s Shed Incorporated has successfully secured funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake a much needed replacement of the roof on the Men’s Shed. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $10,000 for the Dubbo Men’s Shed through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). Mr Coulton said that…

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Amenities at Bourke Showground set for upgrade

The Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association Incorporated has been successful in securing funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake much needed upgrades of amenities at the Bourke Showground. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $20,000 for the Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).…

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Coalition Government supporting Landcare Forum in Broken Hill

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced that Western Landcare NSW have been successful in securing funding under the National Landcare Programme Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Round 2015-16 (Small Grants Round). The Western Landcare Forum 2016, to be held in Broken Hill in September 2016, has received $55,000 from the Coalition Government under the…

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Coulton secures fourth term in Federal Parliament

Mark Coulton has been re-elected as the Federal Member for Parkes following the election held on Saturday 2 July 2016. Mr Coulton is absolutely humbled that the people of the Parkes electorate have thrown their support behind him for a fourth time. “I would like to thank the people of the Parkes electorate for declaring…

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Greener pastures for farmers in Parkes Electorate

The Coalition Government today announced more than $3.4 million for a new research project that will boost productivity and lift farmgate profits through more efficient use of phosphorous fertiliser in pastures. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced the funding for Meat…

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Delivering safer streets for Bourke

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today announced more than $145,000 from Round Two of the Coalition’s Safer Streets Programme to fund closed-circuit television (CCTV) in Bourke. The Safer Streets Programme supports communities at the grass roots to help address crime and anti-social behaviour and boost crime prevention initiatives to keep our streets safe.…

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$125,000 for Heavy Vehicle upgrade in Cobar

$125,000 will be provided to improve safety and increase productivity in the heavy vehicle industry in Cobar under a re-elected Coalition Government. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the upgrades would increase the efficiency of heavy vehicle operations, supporting jobs and growth in other local industries. “The Coalition is committed to working with the…

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Coalition pledges $100,000 for North West NSW GrowerCo

A re-elected Liberal-National Government will contribute $100,000 towards improving the economics of moving grain from local farms to customers in North West New South Wales (NSW). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced that North West NSW grain growers operating as the…

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Coalition to provide $80,000 heritage grant for Broken Hill

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $80,000 for restoration work at the Outback Community Church in Broken Hill. The grant will go to Outback Community Church Incorporated to conserve the exterior of the Oxide St property, which was formerly the Masonic club. The project will focus on restoring the encircling verandah and the façade of…

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Memorial Avenue trees re-dedicated at official opening of Darling Street

Western Plains Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp, in the company of Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton MP, officially opened the Darling Street re-development today (Thursday 16 June, 2016) “The Darling Street Redevelopment is a significant project to renew aged infrastructure and create a functional street design that also improves traffic management, pedestrian and cyclist…

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