Green Army opportunities in Parkes Electorate

Further Green Army opportunities are now available for young people in the Parkes electorate with another two projects set to begin in the coming weeks. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the service provider, Conservation Volunteers Australia, has commenced recruitment for projects which will be conducted in the Warren and Brewarrina districts. This follows…

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Green Army making a difference in Dunedoo

The Red Gum Grassy Box Woodlands outside of Dunedoo are gaining some much needed attention from the Green Army team as part of the Dunedoo & District’s ‘Renew, Restore, Educate & Revegetate’ stage 1 project.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, recently met with the Dunedoo Green Army team and saw firsthand the extensive…

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Great Artesian Basin receives $8m top-up for water management, Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomes the Coalition Government's investment in economic growth and development in regional Australia by providing an additional $8 million for water infrastructure upgrades across the Great Artesian Basin for two years to 2018-19. Mr Coulton said the funding would allow important water infrastructure improvements across Parkes Electorate to continue…

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Grants to salute their service in Narromine and Mendooran

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester have announced two organisations in the Parkes electorate will receive funding under the latest round of the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service grants program. Local wartime heritage will be preserved in Narromine and Mendooran, with two organisations to receive funding…

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Grants to improve the health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourages Basin farmers, landholders and community organisations in the Parkes electorate to apply for the first round of the Murray-Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Basin farmers, landholders and community organisations in the Parkes electorate will be able to apply for $6 million in grants to deliver practical on-ground…

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