New headspace services in Moree, Gunnedah and Narrabri

 The community of Toomelah in the far north of NSW is receiving a significant upgrade to its infrastructure, as well as health and training benefits for local residents, thanks to the Coalition Government’s Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP). The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, visited Toomelah…

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Condobolin enters superfast broadband era

 Superfast broadband has arrived in Condobolin as the nbn makes services available to more than 1578 homes and businesses. Residents in Condobolin can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week. The Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes Mark Coulton said residents in Condobolin should take full advantage of the opportunities available…

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Boggabilla Oval Upgrade

A new change room will be built and additional lighting installed to increase safety levels at Boggabilla Oval, thanks to a $236,000 grant from the Coalition Government.The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, announced the grant to Moree Plains Shire Council during a visit to Boggabilla recently.  Minister Scullion…

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Moree kids to benefit from new academy

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, joined the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton MP, to inspect the site for the future Moree Sports, Health, Arts and Education Academy. “As part of the Coalition Government’s initiatives to support healthy communities, we are providing $2.1 million under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy to build the new facility and sports ground at the Old…

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Veteran’s Health Week grants to promote physical activity in veterans

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said Government grant money was available to support events organised by local Ex-Service Organisations and community groups in the Electorate of Parkes for Veterans’ Health Week 2017. Veterans Health Week (VHW) will run from Saturday, 21 October, to Sunday, 29 October, with the theme of ‘physical activity’. Mr…

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Regional Investment Corporation fast tracked, set for business in 2018

The Nationals/Liberal Government has fast tracked the delivery of its election commitment to establish a new $4 billion Regional Investment Corporation (RIC), and today introduced legislation into Parliament to establish the new body. The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the introduction of the Regional Investment Corporation Bill 2017 into Parliament was another significant…

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Golden Highway heavy vehicle rest area upgrades ramp up

Work has begun on upgrading a number of heavy vehicle stopping bays along New South Wales’ Golden Highway to further encourage regular breaks and reduce driver fatigue. In coming weeks upgrade work will start at: • the existing eastbound stopping bay at Dunedoo • new westbound stopping bays at Elong Elong, 37 kilometres west of…

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