Disaster assistance extended following severe thunderstorm in Broken Hill

Disaster assistance is now available in the Broken Hill local government area following a severe thunderstorm and flash flooding across the area on 15 March 2022. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed the assistance for Broken Hill and the support…

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Contract awarded for largest ever Newell Highway upgrade

Photo caption: Transport for NSW Acting Director West Paul Polansky, Moree Plains Shire Council Deputy Mayor Susannah Pearse and Mayor Mark Johnson, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, NSW Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall, NSW Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway and Narrabri Shire Council Mayor Ron Campbell. Work is forging ahead…

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$1.8 million in funding to make Narromine Shire Council priority projects a reality

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Narromine Shire Council General Manager Jane Redden and Mayor Craig Davies last year. The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $1,819,380 million in priority projects for Narromine Shire Council, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from…

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New bores a win for Gilgandra community

Gilgandra is a significant step closer to improved water access with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) today announcing four sites where bores, supplying water for the construction of Inland Rail and ultimately the local community, will be drilled. Drilling and testing work will start this week, following a partnership between the Gilgandra Shire Council…

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