Community Leaders’ Breakfast

 Residents of Dubbo and surrounding areas are invited to meet with their Local, State and Federal Government representatives at a Community Breakfast this Saturday 6 September at the Church Street Rotunda. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, State Member for Dubbo, Troy Grant and Mayor of Dubbo City Council, Mathew Dickerson will be attending the…

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Community Leaders Breakfast

 The next Community Leaders Breakfast will be held on Saturday, 21 February 2015 at the Church Street Rotunda, Dubbo. “On Saturday 21 February from 8:00am at the Dubbo Rotunda I, Mark Coulton, Mathew Dickerson and Dubbo City Councillors and Executives would like to welcome everyone along for breakfast and a chat at the Community Leaders…

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Community environment groups in the Electorate of Parkes urged to seek funding for their projects

The Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants programme will assist local Landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups with funding to help restore their local environment in the Electorate of Parkes. The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Government is providing the grants under Phase 2 of its National Landcare Program, to…

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Communities in the Parkes electorate to benefit from $400m disaster recovery funding package

Photo caption: The Washpool section of the Gwydir Highway was among many local roads across the Parkes electorate damaged by flooding in March. Communities across 12 Local Government Areas in the Parkes electorate will benefit from a $200 million recovery funding package announced today by the Australian and New South Wales governments to provide support…

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Commonwealth supports Indigenous arts and languages

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the announcement of more than $3 million of Commonwealth Government funding to support Indigenous languages and art in communities throughout Australia.   Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield this week announced 59 projects that will help keep Indigenous languages alive and showcase Australia’s traditional…

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Come together to heal this NAIDOC Week

Each year, NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate our rich Indigenous cultures, honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence, and recognise the significant contribution Indigenous people make to our lucky country. This year’s theme, Heal Country!, is not only a call for us to better protect and preserve our lands, waters, sacred and historically…

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