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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Coulton announces $15,000 for Men’s Sheds

Men’s Sheds in Western New South Wales will share in more than $15,000 to support men’s health and wellbeing, as funding rolls out from another round of the Federal Government’s National Shed Development Programme. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today congratulated three Men’s Sheds in his electorate which have been successful in their applications –…

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Extra support for Dubbo farmers

Centrelink’s Dubbo Service Centre is opening its doors this Saturday to provide extra support to farmers in the severely drought-affected region. Specialist staff from the Department of Human Services will be on hand from 10am to 12pm to provide farmers with personalised assistance to complete their Farm Household Allowance (FHA) claim forms and to connect…

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Educational kits, funding marks Armistice Centenary

Schools across the Parkes electorate have already started receiving their annual educational kits in preparation for Remembrance Day, this year marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the kits are timely, also announcing three more successful recipients of the Australian Government’s Armistice Centenary Grants in Dubbo, Condobolin…

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