Disaster assistance extended after severe weather and flooding

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today announced that disaster assistance has been extended to an additional eight local government areas in the Parkes electorate following severe storms and flooding. Mr Coulton said assistance is now available for the Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Cobar, Gilgandra, Gunnedah, Gwydir, Narrabri and Warrumbungle Local Government Areas, in addition…

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Disaster Assistance available for Western NSW following recent severe weather and floods

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today welcomed the activation of disaster assistance for local communities following recent storms and flooding in July. Assistance is being provided to the Bogan, Coonamble, Narromine and Warren regions through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Mr Coulton said he is dedicated to ensuring…

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Disaster Assistance available for Parkes Electorate following recent flooding

Disaster assistance for communities hit hard by wide-spread flooding throughout New South Wales has been welcomed by the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton said the funding announced today would assist the Coonamble, Gilgandra, Lachlan, Narromine, Walgett, Warren, Warrumbungle and Western Plains Councils and ensure they have the resources and support needed to…

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Disappointment from ACCC

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has spoken in parliament about the decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) to not oppose the takeover of Australian Consolidated Food Holdings Pty Ltd. Mr Coulton said that he believed comments made by the ACCC chairman Rod Sims indicated that the ACCC only had a limited…

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Digital growth for Narrabri Courier

Good news travels fast, but Narrabri news will reach readers even more quickly with the announcement that The Courier newspaper has successfully received funding for digital growth. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said with a grant of $274,700, The Courier’s project will help develop its digital and interactive online presence, and create an online publication…

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Desert Pea comes to the West

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Desert Pea will hit the road to give people in the Moree Shire, North West Slopes, and Warrumbungle Shire easy access to essential government payments and services in April and May.  Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge said the Mobile Service Centre will visit Pallamallawa, Gravesend, Coonabarabran, Binnaway, Coolah…

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