Funding flows for Walgett Shire Council – DCP

Residents of the Walgett Shire Council area will soon see funds flow for drought support, with $990,000 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 their proposed local projects approved. “I am so pleased to give the go-ahead…

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$40,000 for Yuluwirri Kids, Coonabarabran

Yuluwirri Kids – Coonabarabran Preschool and Long Day Care has received a $40,000 boost under the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund, announced today by Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton said the funding will help improve child care participation in the area. “This excellent funding will help Yuluwirri Kids to continue to support…

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$177,500 for Little Possums, Warren

Little Possums Childcare and Early Learning Centre in Warren has received a $177,500 boost under the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund, announced today by Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton said the funding has been allocated over a three-year period to help improve child care participation in the area. “This excellent funding will…

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Million dollar drought support for Bogan Shire Council

Residents of the Bogan Shire Council area will soon see funds flow for drought support, with $1 million 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 all seven of their proposed local projects approved. “I am so pleased…

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Rawsonville Pony Club saddles up for new arena

Rawsonville Pony Club near Dubbo has received $146,899 for an equestrian arena and facility upgrade, announced by Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton was pleased to visit the pony club last week to congratulate the committee on their success. “Rawsonville Pony Club is an excellent example of a strong local sporting club, with…

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Getting kids back to school in Walgett, Wilcannia, Brewarrina

The Coalition Government has announced it will invest more than $2.6 million in Walgett, Wilcannia and Brewarrina, through its successful Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Strategy is making a difference to school attendance and education outcomes in his electorate. “With the extension of the RSAS through to December…

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Mark Coulton welcomes mental health investment

The Liberal National Government will provide a record funding commitment for community mental health services nationally, including in the Parkes electorate, through Primary Health Networks (PHNs). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed the announcement, and said the funding will contribute strongly to a more integrated mental health system. “The Western NSW PHN is expected to…

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