Mark Coulton presents Gwydir petition to Parliament

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has put the Gwydir Shire’s concerns regarding rural healthcare on centre stage, having presented their petition to the Australian Parliament’s Federation Chamber today. The petition campaigns for the Federal Government to address GP vacancies in rural, remote and regional locations. In his speech, Mr Coulton also sang the praises of…

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New lease on life for Mendooran Preschool under SCP

The Mendooran community has received a most welcome boost with the announcement of a $5,552 grant to paint the Mendooran Preschool. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has congratulated Mendooran Preschool Committee on their successful application, which has been funded under Round Four of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). “This grant is an excellent…

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New kitchen for Sunnyfield under SCP

The Gunnedah community has received a most welcome boost with the announcement of a $12,560 grant to construct a new kitchen in the Sunnyfield Community Service Hub. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has congratulated Sunnyfield on their successful application, which has been funded under Round Four of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). “This…

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$15,000 for Camp Cypress under Stronger Communities Programme

The Baradine community has received a most welcome boost with the announcement of a $15,000 grant to upgrade the local showground pavilion. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has congratulated Camp Cypress on their successful application, which has been funded under Round Four of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). “This funding is an excellent…

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Drought funding flows for Gilgandra Shire Council

Residents of the Gilgandra Shire Council area will soon see funds flow for drought support, with $638,784 worth of projects now approved under the Coalition’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is delighted that Council has had four of their proposed local projects approved. “I am so pleased to give…

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