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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Friendly Faces, Helping Hands

 I ask the Minister for Health to wait for 30 seconds. Today is one of those rare days when we get to recognise someone from my electorate in the parliament. In the gallery today we have Kelly Foran, who has started a website called Friendly Faces Helping Hands that helps people in a time of medical crisis…

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