Energising Enterprise in Broken Hill

Broken Hill has secured much-needed funding under the latest round of the Government’s Energise Enterprise program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said this vital support will help community organisations invest in new opportunities and stimulate jobs growth. “This federally funded program delivered in partnership with the State Government is…

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Encouraging stronger supply chains in Western NSW

Farmers across Western New South Wales (NSW) will soon be empowered to establish co-operatives and adopt innovative business models to boost their bargaining position in the marketplace, under the Australian Government’s $13.8 million Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today welcomed the announcement that Southern Cross University would deliver…

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Empowering YOUth round 2 now open

The Coalition Government’s focus on ensuring young Australians are job ready has been strengthened with the launch of grant guidelines for the second round of the Empowering YOUth Initiatives. Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said the Government is inviting not-for-profit community organisations to put forward innovative ways to help young people at…

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Employment boost for 200 Aboriginal Job Seekers

Employment opportunities for Aboriginal people have been bolstered in the Electorate of Parkes through the Coalition Government’s Tailored Assistance Employment Grants [TAEG] programme.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion said the programme aims to provide training for 200 young Indigenous people to work in the sheep meat…

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Electorate office set for Broken Hill

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has received permission to open a third electorate office in Broken Hill and is advertising for staff. Mr Coulton welcomed the news from Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan after undertaking negotiations to increase his entitlement to three electorate offices based in Dubbo, Moree and Broken…

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