$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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$3,750 assists with upgrade for Coonabarabran theatre under Stronger Communities Programme

A grant of $3,750 from the Nationals-Liberal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme Round 3 will help the Coonabarabran Arts Council renovate the Flix Theatre Hall. The funding will help replace ‘ancient’ carpeting in the main area of the theatre hall with commercial quality carpet tiles as well as sanding and staining an existing raw timber stage…

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$3 Million secured for Maranatha House

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has announced that Maranatha House at Wellington will receive $3 million for capital works through the latest Aged Care Approval Round (ACAR). “This is obviously very welcome news for Maranatha House who will be able to use this funding to undertake necessary upgrades to their infrastructure,” said Mr Coulton.…

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