Coulton’s Catch Up – Committed to the Parkes electorate, Boost for Basin communities, Key measures now in place, NAIDOC Week a chance to heal

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton last week announced 15 projects in the Parkes electorate will share in more than $8 million in funding under the third round of the Federal Government’s Economic Development Program, including a $974,215 upgrade of the Back O’ Bourke Exhibition Centre. Committed to the Parkes electorate You’d be…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Grants for local NAIDOC events, Apply now for water infrastructure rebate scheme, Bushfire recovery grant guidelines released

Grants for local NAIDOC events Last week, NAIDOC events across the Parkes electorate were given a financial boost, with local organisations receiving more than $38,000 in community grants to help celebrate our rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture. A total of 20 organisations in the Parkes electorate received funding for their NAIDOC…

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Bore bath funding a ‘gamer-changer’ for Collarenebri

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (third from left) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from right) pictured at the Collarenebri Primitive Camping Ground where the Collarenebri Bore Bath will be built, with Collarenebri Health Service Manager Suzanne Mahoney, Registered Nurse Marlise Latta, Walgett Shire councillor Lawrence Walford, Mayor Ian…

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Facilitator to support Warren and Collarenebri communities

The Coalition Government is investing more than $520,000 to work with the Warren and Collarenebri communities to help address the social and economic impacts of water recovery under the Murray–Darling Basin Plan. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the funding would support a facilitator dedicated to identifying economic development opportunities and improving community…

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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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