Newell Highway road safety and jobs boost

The Australian and New South Wales Governments’ accelerated $398 million investment in road safety improvements through the Safer Roads Program is making a big difference in regional communities, with $6.5 million being invested to enhance the Newell Highway between Forbes and Boggabilla.   Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and…

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Coulton calls for local manufacturers to apply for funds

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Ben Furney Flour Mills Codirectors Sarah Furney (CEO) and Tim Furney (COO). Earlier this year, Mr Coulton announced Furney’s would receive $1 million under the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund to modernise their business. Local manufacturers in the Parkes electorate with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow…

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Narromine to Narrabri Inland Rail Environmental Impact Statement out on exhibition

Local communities and stakeholders of the transformational Inland Rail project are invited to submit feedback on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narromine to Narrabri (N2N) section released today for public exhibition. Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said the release of the EIS for public exhibition marked…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Supporting best practice cancer care, Christmas comes early with ag show grants, Managing kangaroo grazing pressure, Heavy vehicle safety paramount

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton – it was a privilege to meet with Gail O’Brien AO (wife of the late Professor Chris O’Brien AO) and Catherine Lambert (Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations) during last week’s visit to the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse ‘You Can’ centre in Sydney, for adolescents and young adults…

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Federal Member backs Lake with FRRR grant

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced that Lakes Alive Progress Association will receive $59,960 under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, supported by the Federal Government. It’s one of five grants awarded in the electorate under the program, representing a funding injection of more than $160,000 for communities…

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