New childcare placements music to the ears of Condo families

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre President Vickie Tyson, Director Melissa Nesbitt and local children, pictured earlier this week. The centre will provide 31 additional placements for children, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). An expansion of facilities at the Condobolin Preschool…

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Condobolin welcomes tourists with Federal Government grant

Photo Caption (L-R): Lachlan Shire Council General Manager Greg Tory, Mayor John Medcalf OAM, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Acting Director Infrastructure Services Adrian Milne at the Condobolin Tourist Precinct earlier this week. The Condobolin Tourist Precinct dream is becoming a reality, thanks a $450,000 grant under the Federal Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions…

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Cash splash for Lake Cargelligo Swimming Pool

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) was joined by Lachlan Shire Council Deputy Mayor Paul Phillips and Mayor John Medcalf OAM earlier this week to discuss upgrades to the Lake Cargelligo Swimming Pool amenities block, funded under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). The Lake Cargelligo Swimming Pool amenities block will receive a…

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Cash flows to Fix Local Roads

Photo Caption (L-R): Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Dubbo Regional Council Mayor Ben Shields, State Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders and Dubbo Regional Council CEO Michael McMahon. The Australian and New South Wales Governments have joined forces, investing major funds to turbocharge a program which will improve local roads across regional NSW. The…

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Half-million-dollar boost for Coonamble Showgrounds

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Coonamble Show Society President Henry Moxham at the Coonamble Showgrounds, which will be upgraded with $500,000 under the Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program. A half-million-dollar boost for the Coonamble Showgrounds will allow show-goers and exhibitors to enjoy improved facilities, thanks to the Federal Coalition Government’s Regional…

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Wheels up for Coonamble Aerodrome

Photo Caption (L-R): David Chadwick, Coonamble Shire Council Mayor Al Karanough, Angus Chadwick, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Andrew Fisher at the Coonamble Aerodrome, which will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding. The Coonamble Aerodrome will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding…

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Wins for Warren with Federal Member’s visit

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren Museum and Gallery Association Chairman Dr John Burke (left) and members. A $3.5 million grant under the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund will enable this historic building to be fitted out as a museum, art gallery and artist-in-residence space. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton…

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Federal Government cash to get ag shows back on track

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren P & A Association members including President Ashley Bell (front, right) and Secretary Sophie O’Brien (front, left). The Federal Government is spending $36 million to help agricultural show societies recover from the effects of COVID-19, ensuring they can continue after the pandemic. The Australian Government is…

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Dubbo on motocross centre-stage with Dirt Bike Club upgrades

The Dubbo Dirt Bike Club will potentially attract thousands of visitors to Dubbo for major motocross competitions, thanks to $242,385 in funding from the Federal Government to upgrade its facilities to national championship standards. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton met with club members today and said the improvements will put Dubbo on the motocross…

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Works progress on Western Cancer Centre construction

Another important milestone has been reached at the $35 million Western Cancer Centre with the first concrete being poured at the facility. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was joined by Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders today to inspect construction progress. “It’s fantastic to see work well underway here at the Western Cancer Centre, which…

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