Securing essential supplies for Wilcannia thanks to $500,00 food security grant

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) pictured with REDI.E Programs Manager Michael Cooper and General Manager Peter Gibbs. Food security will be improved in Wilcannia thanks to a $500,000 Federal Government investment into the Wilcannia grocery store. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced that REDI.E Enterprises has been awarded the…

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Australian cotton the smart choice for international markets

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud today announced a $1,411,000 Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation grant to the Australian Cotton Shippers Association and Cotton Australia. Australian Cotton Shippers Association (ACSA) and Cotton Australia (CA) awarded $1,411,000 Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) grant Funding…

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Parkes electorate gets major funding boost for NBN fixed wireless services

The electorate of Parkes will have access to a significantly more capable NBN network following a $480 million investment by the Morrison Government in the 2022-23 Federal Budget. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the investment in NBN Co’s non‑commercial fixed wireless network will significantly improve…

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Disaster assistance extended following severe weather and flooding in Central Darling LGA

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured in Menindee late last year. Disaster assistance is now available in the Central Darling local government area following severe storms and flooding from Tuesday 9 November 2021, which continues to impact areas of New South Wales. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed the inclusion of…

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Over $1 million for drought resilience experts in Northern NSW and Southern QLD

Photo caption: Local Lands Services’ Dale Kirby, Southern QLD/Northern NSW Drought Resilience Hub Director for John McVeigh, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud in Narrabri today where they announced more than $1 million in funding for the creation of Adoption Officers in the Northern NSW/Southern QLD…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Investing in safer communities, Inland Rail providing endless opportunities, Funding available to establish Children’s Contact Services

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) visited FlatTrack in Moree to find out how the organisation will benefit from funding provided under the Safer Communities Fund. He is pictured with FlatTrack Program Manager Krist Grasnick (right) and participant Andrew Pegus. Investing in safer communities All of our young people should have the…

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Applications to provide Children’s Contact Services now open

The accessibility of Children’s Contact Services in the Parkes electorate could be boosted, with the Coalition Government providing $40.7 million for 20 new services to fill geographical gaps in operation. Children’s Contact Services provide a child-focused and safe environment for supervised contact and facilitated changeovers for families across Australia who are unable to safely manage…

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