Lachlan Shire Council work underway with DCP funds

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is thrilled work is underway in the Lachlan Shire using funds under a new round of the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) – Extension. “The Coalition Government committed to delivering an additional $1 million each to every council in my electorate, including Lachlan Shire Council, under the…

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BBRF success for Gunnedah with $19,935 grant

The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate of Parkes, local Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said he is pleased Gunnedah will benefit from a $19,935 grant for Toy Libraries Australia to deliver seven Messy Play Days…

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BBRF packs a punch for Cobar with mammoth $6.8 million

The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate of Parkes, local Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said he is thrilled Cobar Shire Council will receive a whopping $6.8 million in grants, which is the largest sum of…

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BBRF packs a punch for Far West with $2.4 million for projects

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation team members in Broken Hill. (Please note: This photo was taken earlier this year, prior to implementation of physical distancing measures) The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate…

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Inland Rail scholarships awarded to local students

Josh Irvine and Megan Seis, of Narromine and Dunedoo respectively, are off to Charles Sturt University as two of four students to be awarded scholarships worth up to $20,000 under the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Inland Rail Skills Academy program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Inland Rail scholarship program is helping…

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Inland Rail long–term opportunities for Northern NSW

Inland Rail offers a clear track for further investment into northern New South Wales, with an economic study released today by the Liberal and Nationals Government outlining growth in food processing, logistics hubs and consumer warehousing in towns along the rail line. The Northern NSW Long-Term Regional Opportunities report shows a significant boost to jobs…

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Mobile respiratory clinic now servicing the North West

Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton has announced a new mobile respiratory clinic is now operational in the North West. Mr Coulton said the mobile clinic is being run by Ochre Health and will travel between Gunnedah, Narrabri and Boggabri to assess patients who have mild to moderate cold or…

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