Coulton’s Catch Up – First phase of N2NS section on track to be complete by harvest, Purlewaugh Road set for upgrade, Boost for Driver Reviver sites

First phase of N2NS section on track to be complete by harvest It was fantastic to get a first-hand update of the progress of the Inland Rail Narrabri to North Star section during a tour of the works near Gurley last week. It’s exciting to see so much activity happening along the rail line, with…

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Inland Rail civil works agreements to bring on billions in investment for the Parkes electorate

More towns and communities in New South Wales will soon be reaping the benefits of Inland Rail, as the project continues to breathe new life into regional economies. The Australian Rail Track Corporation has progressed agreements with Laing O’Rourke (Freight Connect) and Acciona CPB Joint Venture (ACACPB JV) for the detailed designs and civil works…

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Future Drought Fund continues to build drought-resilient communities in the Parkes electorate

Second round applications now open for Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program Community organisations and networks can access grants to drive action on drought resilience The program will fund events, activities, training and small-scale infrastructure that assist communities build their drought resilience capacity. Second round applications have opened for a share of…

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Keeping the projectors rolling at Broken Hill’s Silver City Cinema

The projectors will be able to continue to roll at Broken Hill’s Silver City Cinema, once lockdown is lifted, thanks to a $35,000 Federal Government grant. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said this funding has been allocated as part of the Coalition Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (SCREEN)…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Western Cancer Centre open to patients, Inland Rail civil works agreements, Helping communities combat drought, Grants on offer to protect our heritage sites

Western Cancer Centre open to patients Last week marked one of my proudest as the Member for Parkes, when the state-of-the-art Western Cancer Centre in Dubbo opened to patients. The Western Cancer Centre is something I’ve fought passionately for and I’m thrilled to see this critical project become a reality. The $35 million facility at…

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