Funding to Improve Health and Safety of Farmers

 An innovative programme that seeks to prevent Australian farmers from being injured or dying at work has received a $375,000 funding boost from the Australian Government. Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced one-off funding of $375,000 for the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS) in…

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Funding to fix Stock Road, Gunnedah

Safer journeys are on the way for Gunnedah residents, with the reconstruction of Stock Road one of a number of projects rolling out across the Parkes electorate under the latest round of the Australian and NSW Governments’ accelerated Fixing Local Roads program to improve local roads and create thousands of local jobs in the regions.…

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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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Funding secured for Newell Highway improvements

 The Australian Government has announced funding to construct heavy duty pavement on the Newell Highway, including a widened centreline, between Mungle Back Creek and Boggabilla, under the National Highway Upgrade Programme. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Australian Government would provide $61.35 million and the New South Wales Government $15.35 million to the…

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Funding injection under Roads to Recovery

Local councils in the Parkes electorate are set to receive a significant funding boost for road infrastructure, with the continuation of the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the funding, which will help all 18 local councils, and the Unincorporated Area, deliver road improvements needed to support their…

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