A little piece of Dubbo attached to the NBN rollout

The fantastic supported employees at Westhaven Business Services in Dubbo are playing a key part in the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) across the Dubbo area.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was pleased to visit Westhaven Business Services this week to see first-hand the great work some of the supported employees…

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Maayu Mali officially opens in Moree

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has officially opened the Maayu Mali Residential Rehabilitation Centre in Moree today.   Maayu Mali is one of the key initiatives funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) with $3 million committed to establishing the centre.   Mr Coulton has seen first-hand the issues that drug and…

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Big thanks to Bernie for the Bus Shed

Fairview Retirement Village has today thanked the many people involved in securing their new bus shed at an official opening in Moree, including Bernie Keitlinghaus who drove this project’s success.   Chief Executive Officer of Fairview Retirement Village, Brett Arthur is very grateful that his organisation now has a secure location for their aged care…

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Coonamble Shire now eligible for drought funding

Coonamble Shire Council has received approval as a Declared Council under the Australian Government’s new Drought Communities Programme.      Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss said the Drought Communities Programme has been introduced to generate greater economic stability in regional areas impacted by low rainfalls.   “The Australian…

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$100 million to help keep women and their children safe

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the announcement of a $100 million Women’s Safety Package to help keep women and their children safe.   Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP today announced the Women’s Safety Package which will deliver immediate and practical measures to reduce violence against women and their children.  …

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Local grain growers to benefit from small exporter grants

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce has today announced $5.3 million worth of projects to assist small exporters with market access under the Coalition Government’s Package Assisting Small Exporters Programme.   These grants deliver on a key Coalition Government election commitment to support small exporters through its $15 million four year package.  …

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