Coonamble Shire now eligible for drought funding

Coonamble Shire Council has received approval as a Declared Council under the Australian Government’s new Drought Communities Programme.      Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss said the Drought Communities Programme has been introduced to generate greater economic stability in regional areas impacted by low rainfalls.   “The Australian…

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Coonabarabran Centre for Milky Way Discovery

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said that the contribution of nearly $8 million by the Federal Government to the Hermes instrument at Coonabarabran would provide further insight to scientists seeking to improve our knowledge of the Milky Way. Mr Coulton attended the launch of HERMES (High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph) along with his…

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