Call for tenders for New Dubbo Bridge

A major milestone has been reached in the New Dubbo Bridge project with tenders called for the lead construction contractor to build the Australian and New South Wales Government-funded $220 million project. Tenders will be invited on 28 April 2022 and will be open for eight weeks, allowing the best proposals to come forward, the…

Details

$5.6 million infrastructure boost in Dunedoo

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) pictured with Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor Ambrose Doolan. Local feedback will help shape plans for new and improved infrastructure in Dunedoo, under a $5.6 million commitment announced today. The Federal and State Governments are redirecting funding towards new infrastructure renewal projects for the Dunedoo community, following…

Details

Broken Hill CBD and library projects secured

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) pictured with Broken Hill Mayor Tom Kennedy An $8.7 million grant from the Federal Government to revitalise the CBD remains secure after a Council request to reallocate spending was accepted. The funding was announced by Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, in November last year after…

Details

Orana Designated Area Migration Agreement strengthened

The Australian Government is providing employers in the Orana region with greater access to skilled workers by strengthening the Orana Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA), in order to meet labour-market challenges. Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alex Hawke said the Government consulted with businesses across the region to understand where skills…

Details

Our plan for a better future for the Parkes electorate

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the 2022-2023 Federal Budget which he said will drive the growth of towns and communities across the Parkes electorate. The Budget, which was handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg this evening, focusses on providing cost of living relief, creating more jobs, guaranteeing essential services and keeping Australians…

Details

Vietnam signs up to Australian Agriculture Visa program

Primary producers in the Parkes electorate are a step closer to benefitting from the Liberal National Government’s Australian Agriculture Visa, with Vietnam signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Australia on 28 March 2022. The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud has welcomed the formal agreement as Vietnam becomes the first country to participate…

Details

Broken Hill big battery gets ARENA boost

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced a $14.84 million ARENA grant to construct the Broken Hill battery. He is pictured with Fluence General Manager Australia Aaron McCann and AGL Head of Gas and Renewables Kevin Taylor in Broken Hill today. The Morrison Government is teaming up with AGL to construct a…

Details