Coulton’s catch-up week ending 5 August

More than $3 million in Building Better Regions’ Fund grants It has been another terrific week of announcements with the declaration of more than $3 million in grants under the Building Better Regions’ Fund [BBRF]. After a competitive merit-based selection process, Australian Government funding has approved four projects in the Electorate of Parkes under the…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 29 July

IT has been a great week for funding announcements in the Electorate of Parkes. $1.5m to address family violence in Bourke  In Bourke up to $1.5 million is being allocated for a tailored project to address family violence experienced by Indigenous women and children. The funding forms part of the $25 million Indigenous-focused package under…

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Growing demand for Indigenous artwork assisted by grant

The quality of artwork and output capabilities of a talented Ballimore-based Aboriginal sculptor will be enhanced through a $202,620 Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package grant according to the Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes, Mark Coulton.  The grant is part of the Nationals/Liberal Government’s $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment. Mr Coulton said this investment…

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$1.3m to give Nyngan a healthy boost

The Nyngan community has received a healthy boost with the completion of the Nyngan Medical Centre. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said she was delighted to see the project reach completion, with the Medical Centre set to improve health outcomes in the region. “During my time as Minister for Rural Health I have seen…

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