Sod turn at Curlewis Pipeline

Residents of the rural township of Curlewis are now closer to a guaranteed water supply, with today marking the official sod turn of the $5.2 million Curlewis Pipeline Project. Federal Member for Parkes was joined by Mayor of Gunnedah Shire Council, Jamie Chaffey, Gunnedah Shire Council staff and representatives from TCM Civil Pty Ltd at…

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One-Stop-Shop for Inland Rail

To maximise local employment benefits of the Inland Rail, for an important section of the 1700-kilometre Brisbane to Melbourne route, the Coalition Government has announced it will be establishing a ‘One-Stop-Shop’. It comes after the preferred construction contractor for the Parkes to Narromine section of the Inland Rail – the INLink Joint Venture – was…

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Consultation in Narrabri to review regional communications

A community consultation meeting to be held in Narrabri on Tuesday 24 July will pave the way for better telecommunication services in rural, regional and remote areas. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) is convened every three years to examine regional telecommunication services in Australia, and has been travelling to regional and remote Australia…

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Ministers welcome a mine of the future

An exciting new mining project in central New South Wales has the potential to put Australia at the heart of clean energy development. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Resources Minister Matt Canavan today joined local Federal Member Mark Coulton on site at the Clean TeQ Sunrise mine and processing project near Parkes. The mine…

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More than $370,000 to boost Broken Hill YMCA

Four projects in the Parkes electorate funded under Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream  Coalition Government investing $1.4 million in projects in the Parkes electorate 136 projects will be funded under the Infrastructure Projects stream, with the Coalition Government investing over $200 million The Broken Hill YMCA will receive an upgrade to its…

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More than $740,000 for Baradine, through Building Better Regions Fund

Four projects in the Parkes electorate funded under Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream  Coalition Government investing $1.4 million in projects in the Parkes electorate 136 projects will be funded under the Infrastructure Projects stream, with the Coalition Government investing over $200 million Baradine residents will reap the rewards of more than $740,000…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 6 July

Country of Origin Labelling Country of Origin Labelling became law on 1 July 2018. From 1 July 2016, they were optional and have now become mandatory. Food produced or manufactured from 1 July 2018 and sold in retail stores in Australia must display Country of Origin labels, meaning customers can now easily choose Aussie produce. …

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Next design contract awarded for Inland Rail

The Coalition Government is continuing to progress the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, with a $13.5 million contract awarded by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for feasibility design work between Narromine and Narrabri. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the contract is one of many set to be…

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