$44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan Line

The Australian Government today announced $44.7 million for the Australian Rail Track Corporation to upgrade 35 kilometres of the Narrabri to Turrawan Line between the Hunter Valley Coal Network and Inland Rail. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the project would significantly enhance the quality and capacity…

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$44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan line

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and local MP and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton have today inspected the site of the recently announced Narrabri to Turrawan line upgrade. Mr McCormack said the Australian Government last month committed $44.7 million for the…

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$44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program – last call for applications

Just one week remains for businesses, governments, industry and communities to propose ideas that improve local connections with Inland Rail under the Australian Government’s $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the II Program would help those with big…

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$393,320 for Parkes Electorate airstrip upgrades

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the Coalition Government’s $247,975 investment to upgrade Collarenebri Airport as part of the Regional Aviation Access Programme. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss today announced that 39 remote communities, including Brewarrina, Goodooga, Nymagee, Collarenebri and Walgett will share in almost $9…

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$350,000 funding boost for MET School, Condobolin

A grant of $350,000 will result in the construction of two primary general learning areas for the MET School, Condobolin thanks to a nationwide funding program run by the Nationals-Liberal Government.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said apart from the learning areas there would be the construction of withdrawal spaces, pupil amenities and store-rooms…

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$3.5m commitment a boon for Wilcannia tourism

The Federal Liberal and Nationals’ Government is investing $3.5 million into the construction of a tourism and art centre in Wilcannia to preserve and celebrate Indigenous culture. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was pleased to make the announcement in Wilcannia along with Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion. “Having fought hard to secure this funding,…

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