$1 million for Indigenous mothers and babies

Indigenous communities in Bourke, Dubbo and Moree will reap the benefits of a successful health program for mothers and babies, thanks to more than $1 million in Coalition Government funding. Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, today announced that Bourke Aboriginal Health Service, Dubbo Aboriginal Corporation Health Service and Pius-X Aboriginal Corporation in Moree…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 20 July 2018

Funding for financially vulnerable I am calling on local community organisations to apply for funding to support financially vulnerable Australians access critical services in the Parkes electorate. The Federal Government is providing $328 million in grant funding for community organisations to administer financial crisis assistance and education programs, through the Financial Wellbeing and Capability Activity…

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Sod turn at Curlewis Pipeline

Residents of the rural township of Curlewis are now closer to a guaranteed water supply, with today marking the official sod turn of the $5.2 million Curlewis Pipeline Project. Federal Member for Parkes was joined by Mayor of Gunnedah Shire Council, Jamie Chaffey, Gunnedah Shire Council staff and representatives from TCM Civil Pty Ltd at…

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One-Stop-Shop for Inland Rail

To maximise local employment benefits of the Inland Rail, for an important section of the 1700-kilometre Brisbane to Melbourne route, the Coalition Government has announced it will be establishing a ‘One-Stop-Shop’. It comes after the preferred construction contractor for the Parkes to Narromine section of the Inland Rail – the INLink Joint Venture – was…

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Consultation in Narrabri to review regional communications

A community consultation meeting to be held in Narrabri on Tuesday 24 July will pave the way for better telecommunication services in rural, regional and remote areas. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) is convened every three years to examine regional telecommunication services in Australia, and has been travelling to regional and remote Australia…

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Ministers welcome a mine of the future

An exciting new mining project in central New South Wales has the potential to put Australia at the heart of clean energy development. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Resources Minister Matt Canavan today joined local Federal Member Mark Coulton on site at the Clean TeQ Sunrise mine and processing project near Parkes. The mine…

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More than $370,000 to boost Broken Hill YMCA

Four projects in the Parkes electorate funded under Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream  Coalition Government investing $1.4 million in projects in the Parkes electorate 136 projects will be funded under the Infrastructure Projects stream, with the Coalition Government investing over $200 million The Broken Hill YMCA will receive an upgrade to its…

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