Coulton’s Catch Up – BBRF packs a punch for Parkes electorate, Helping older Australians stay connected, Aussie made campaign

BBRF packs a punch for Parkes electorate A highlight of my week was sharing the exciting news that the Parkes electorate stands to benefit from a whopping $18.8 million under the latest round of the Federal Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). A real standout was Cobar Shire Council which will receive a mammoth…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – All matters health and Indigenous communities, Checking in with Mungindi, Peace of mind in Gular, Restarting the business events sector

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at Gulargambone Pre-School with Committee Member Jodie Peart, Treasurer Belinda Moeris, Director Amii Marchant and Gulargambone Central School Principal Michael Spora. Gulargambone Pre-School will benefit from $87,525 in Federal Government funds for security enhancements. All matters health and Indigenous communities It’s been another productive week on the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Aged care investment, Silverton Road upgrade complete, Keeping mice at the door

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited Whiddon Narrabri Jessie Hunt last month (prior to lockdown) to hear about plans to upgrade the rooms, thanks to capital grants funding through the Federal Government’s Aged Care Approvals Round. He is pictured with Acting Clinical Care Coordinator Gladys Apostol, Whiddon Narrabri Director Care Services Sara…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Acting PM visit signifies road and rail investment, Driver reviver upgrades to help save lives, Supporting young veterans

Acting PM visit signifies road and rail investment I was thrilled to have the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack join me for engagements in Narrabri, Moree and Croppa Creek early last week, with a focus on road and rail. The recently announced $44 million investment in upgrading…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – A truckload of cash for our region, Money is flowing for local projects, Regional Australia to reap rewards

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Acting Mayor of Gilgandra Shire Council Ashley Walker at Lucas Bridge, which will be replaced thanks to $1.25 million in funding under the Bridges Renewal Program. A truckload of cash for our region The Parkes electorate stands to benefit from more than $16 million for safer…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $30 million Inland Rail signalling contract awarded, Binnaway Showground facilities upgrades complete, New online safety bill introduced

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton inspected the new seating and shade sails at Binnaway Showground with Binnaway Show Society president Harry Powell. $30 million Inland Rail signalling contract awarded I was pleased to announce that the $30 million signalling and rail systems contract for Inland Rail has been awarded to global company…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $21 million for Parkes electorate projects, FRRR community cash injection, Volunteers rewarded

$21 million for Parkes electorate projects During the week I was joined by the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack to announce a $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through councils across Australia. Councils in the Parkes electorate will receive more than $21 million in new funding, as part of the package. The investment…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $16 million road safety investment, Cash injection for two community projects, Murray-Darling Basin grants open

$16 million road safety investment for our region A whopping $16 million investment from the Federal and NSW Governments will see key infrastructure improvements underway in the Parkes electorate in the coming months. Last week I announced $8.9 million for safety upgrades to the Newell Highway at Redbank, south of Coonabarabran, $2.7 million for further…

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