Funding flows for Ivanhoe aerodrome upgrade

The Ivanhoe aerodrome will receive a much-need upgrade with $65,000 from the Australian Government to help reseal its runway, taxiway and apron under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he was pleased to see the funding approved, and is looking forward to the start of upgrade works at the…

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Funding ensures Moree war history is recorded

Another 200 pages of World War 1 history, recording the efforts of men and women from the Moree district who fought between 1916 and 1918, will be published thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. Parkes MP, Mark Coulton, said Moree and District Historical Society will be granted $4,500 to publish…

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Funding boost for emergency support

Parkes electorate residents in financial crisis will have access to new emergency support as a result of funding from the Coalition Government. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the funding will support community organisations that service his electorate including the Salvation Army, Anglican Community Services, St Vincent De Paul, Centacare New England North West and…

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Fuel excise change a major boost for local roads

Local Councils across the Parkes electorate are set to receive a major boost in funding towards local roads and streets thanks to extra revenue that will be raised through fuel excise indexation over the next decade.   $1.105 billion extra funding will be made available to councils across Australia for vital road upgrades through the…

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