Sacred Heart School, Boggabri Salutes Their Service

The entrance to Sacred Heart Primary School in Boggabri will become even more significant thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the school will be granted $6,410 to create a memorial garden to help commemorate the role that Australian service men and women…

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Rural R&D round one funding closing soon

 The application period for the first round of the Australian Government’s $100 million Rural Research and Development (R&D) for Profit grants programme is now open. The application period closes on 15 December. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton encouraged local industry, researchers and private organisations to think creatively to develop innovative and ongoing collaborations that…

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Rural General Practice Grants now available

Teaching, training and retaining the next generation of health workers in rural, regional and remote Australia is a priority for the Coalition Government. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the Coalition Government’s move to streamline the former Rural and Regional Teaching Infrastructure Grants program to better respond to the needs of rural communities…

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Royal Flying Doctor Service

I rise to talk about a matter of the utmost significance in western New South Wales. The story of the Royal Flying Doctor Service is the story of outback Australia. The flying doctor was born out of the desire of Reverend John Flynn to overcome the incredible adversity and isolation that plagued regional Australia in…

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Round Two opens for Stronger Regions

Councils and incorporated not-for-profit organisations in the electorate of Parkes will now be able to apply for funding of between $20,000 and $10 million for capital infrastructure projects under Round Two of the National Stronger Regions Fund.   The National Stronger Regions Fund demonstrates the Government’s commitment to strengthening regions across Australia by investing in…

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