Coulton’s Catch Up February 6

Natural disasters have hit the Parkes electorate on many occasions, but the recent bushfires in the Narrabri and Warrumbungle local government areas have been particularly devastating. Scorching temperatures across the electorate and other parts of New South Wales culminated in a number of fires breaking out across the State on Sunday 12th February. At Boggabri,…

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Coulton’s Catch Up

Natural disasters have hit the Parkes electorate on many occasions, but the recent bushfires in the Narrabri and Warrumbungle local government areas have been particularly devastating. Scorching temperatures across the electorate and other parts of New South Wales culminated in a number of fires breaking out across the State on Sunday 12th February. At Boggabri,…

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Inland Rail corridor amendment applauded by Coulton

 An amendment to the Inland Rail corridor to take advantage of the disused Boggabilla line in northern New South Wales has been applauded by the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton.  The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the North Star to Yelarbon amendment takes into account local community feedback, field studies undertaken…

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Disaster assistance for Parkes electorate following weekend bushfires

Disaster assistance has been made available for affected communities in the Narrabri and Warrumbungle Local Government areas following last weekend’s devastating bushfires. The Federal Member for the  electorate of Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed today’s funding announcement that would ensure affected individuals, families, and councils have the resourcesand support they need to recover from the impacts of the bushfires…

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Parkes electorate reaps rewards from $11.8 million aerodrome upgrade programme

  More than $700,000 allocated for upgrades to 31 remote airstrips in theParkes electorate under Round 4 of the Australian Government’s $33.7 million Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme New lighting, fencing and navigation technology is the key feature of upgrades to 31 airstrips in regional New South Wales funded under Round 4 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme.  Federal…

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