Boost in drought funding for Parkes electorate schools

The Coalition Government has doubled the financial assistance available to non-government schools impacted by drought to support students and their families. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said four independent schools in his electorate will share in $567,362 to continue to help families impacted by the drought. The schools include Carinya Christian School (Gunnedah), Narromine Christian…

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Boost for athletics at Barden Park

 REGIONAL New South Wales has a new state of the art sporting facilities with today’s opening of the redeveloped Barden Park in Dubbo. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Barden Park Regional Centre of Excellence for Athletics is now an international standard athletics track and field venue.…

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Boggabilla Oval Upgrade

A new change room will be built and additional lighting installed to increase safety levels at Boggabilla Oval, thanks to a $236,000 grant from the Coalition Government.The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, announced the grant to Moree Plains Shire Council during a visit to Boggabilla recently.  Minister Scullion…

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Bob Baldwin tours the northern NSW Murray-Darling Basin

Communities in the northern NSW Murray-Darling Basin will have their chance to share their experiences of Government water initiatives when Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment Bob Baldwin tours towns in the region this week. Mr Baldwin said he’s looking forward to the opportunity to listen to and speak with locals, and inspect…

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Blende Street footpath upgrades to benefit residents, businesses

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Local Government Mark Coulton with Broken Hill City Council Mayor Darriea Turley AM. Photo courtesy Barrier Daily Truth (BDT). Broken Hill residents and businesses will reap the rewards of a $310,000 investment by the Federal Coalition Government to revamp footpaths along Blende Street. Federal Member for Parkes…

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Big win for Western NSW owner-drivers

The Coalition Government’s bill to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) passed both houses of Parliament last night marking a big win for owner-drivers across Western New South Wales (NSW). Speaking on the bill in Parliament yesterday, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton expressed his support for the abolition of the RSRT following its…

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Big thanks to Bernie for the Bus Shed

Fairview Retirement Village has today thanked the many people involved in securing their new bus shed at an official opening in Moree, including Bernie Keitlinghaus who drove this project’s success.   Chief Executive Officer of Fairview Retirement Village, Brett Arthur is very grateful that his organisation now has a secure location for their aged care…

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