Barkandji Rangers receive seven-year funding commitment

Photo caption: The Barkandji Rangers will be able to continue delivering their Healthy Country Plan for the next seven years thanks to more than $4.2 million in funding through the Federal Government’s Indigenous Ranger Program. Pictured is (back l-r) Barkandji Native Title RNTPBC Director Warlpa Thompson, Ranger Leo Johnson, Chairperson Gerald Quayle, Director Leroy Johnson,…

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Three local airports to take off with vital funding

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) and Narromine Shire Council Mayor Craig Davies at Narromine Airport, which will undergo a number of important upgrades thanks to $389,000 in Federal Government funding through Round 2 of the Regional Airports Program. Three airports in the Parkes electorate will share in $986,000 in Federal Government…

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Helping young people with mental illness gain employment in Dubbo

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited headspace Dubbo to announce the extension of funding for the Individual Placement and Support Program. He is pictured with headspace Dubbo Vocational Specialist Todd Marr, Individual Placement and Support Program Senior Vocational Specialist Carole Bayley and Marathon Health CEO Megan Callinan. The dedicated headspace program assisting…

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First sod turned on Boothenba Road upgrade

Photo caption: Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders, Dubbo region mayor Stephen Lawrence and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at the site of upgrades on Boothenba Road. Safety on Boothenba Road is set to be improved, with the first sod turned on upgrades to the intersection that leads to the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets.…

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Healthy Rivers grants making a splash in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt are pleased to announce nine community-led projects across the Parkes electorate have received funding under the first round of the Australian Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Nine community-led projects across the Parkes electorate are receiving funding under the first…

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Boosting mobile coverage in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Field Solutions Group (FSG) CEO Andrew Roberts. FSG has been awarded funding to establish six new base stations across the Parkes electorate. Residents and travellers in the Parkes electorate are set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage thanks to the latest round of…

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North West community groups receive support from Inland Rail

Inland Rail is supporting communities in north west NSW with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) donating more than $20,000 to seven community groups in the latest rounds of their Community Sponsorships and Donations program. Funding for community initiatives in the Parkes electorate includes: $4,000 for Narrabri Clay Target Club to install a water system…

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