Contracts signed for Inland Rail

The Parkes to Narromine section of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail project is one step closer, thanks to the more than $300 million construction contract signed today for the first section of the 1,700-kilometre rail line. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Australian Government is…

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Mobile Service Centre comes to Lake Cargelligo

Lake Cargelligo residents will have personalised access to government services on Thursday 18 October, with the Coalition Government’s popular Mobile Service Centre ‘Golden Wattle’ coming to town. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said residents can come along to the centre for Medicare and Centrelink support, as well as help with Farm Household Allowance (FHA)…

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Opportunity for next gen leaders, Coulton announces

Up to $119 million in funding is on offer to support students, researchers and professionals in the Parkes electorate as part of a new Federal Government leadership program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging eligible applicants to get involved. “The Endeavour Leadership Program offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for students in my…

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Funding to Build Better Regions

Communities in the Parkes electorate are being urged to apply for a share in $200 million under a third round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Member for the Parkes electorate Mark Coulton said regional tourism and local jobs are front and centre in this funding round. “I’m pleased that the regional…

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