Expressions of interest sought to construct Inland Rail from Parkes to Narromine: Coulton

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the iconic Inland Rail project. He said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia will provide significant opportunities for businesses and suppliers including construction companies to build the 107-kilometre Parkes to Narromine section.…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 9 September

Reducing the pressure on housing affordability The introduction of legislation into Parliament will help to reduce pressure on housing affordability for first home buyers and downsizers. The First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS), announced in this year’s Budget, will give first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30 per cent. First…

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$775,139 for case management services for Indigenous youth in Bourke and Brewarrina communities

Birrang Enterprise Development Company will be able to provide additional case management services in Bourke and Brewarrina communities, thanks to a $775,139 grant from the Coalition Government.  Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said that Birrang Enterprise Development Company  would receive funding to deliver case management targeted at youth who are disengaged or are at…

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Coulton’s catch-up, week ending 19 August

Last week Members of Parliament had the opportunity to engage in discussion and provide feedback to Professor John Halsey, who has been charged with overseeing the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education. Regional, Rural and Remote Australia is well represented in the Electorate of Parkes. The problems faced by young people from this…

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