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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Coulton’s Catch Up – $1.7m investment to support our local manufacturers, Reminder to download COVIDSafe app, Road Safety Innovation Fund open

$1.7m investment to support our local manufacturers The COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous impacts on our economy and our way of life. But the silver lining in this situation is that it has reminded many of us of the importance of Australian-made goods. That’s why I was thrilled to announce Ben Furney Flour Mills in…

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Coulton’s Catch Up

Federal funding towards Dubbo Airport upgrade I was very pleased to host the Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Minister for Regional Development, Fiona Nash in Dubbo last week to announce Federal funding for Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) towards their project to upgrade Dubbo Airport and its Aeromedical Facilities. DRC was successful in securing over…

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Coulton’s Catch Up

Natural disasters have hit the Parkes electorate on many occasions, but the recent bushfires in the Narrabri and Warrumbungle local government areas have been particularly devastating. Scorching temperatures across the electorate and other parts of New South Wales culminated in a number of fires breaking out across the State on Sunday 12th February. At Boggabri,…

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Coulton: Opportunities Abound for Students

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has encouraged students in Dubbo to carefully consider their career options as they approach the end of high school with countless opportunities on offer for regional students. Mr Coulton invited former Young Engineer of the Year Jill Kilby to address students at Dubbo College Senior Campus as they approach…

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