$8 million in Federal funding for County Boundary Road upgrade

In news that has been welcomed across the Gwydir Shire, the Australian Government has committed $8.18 million to upgrade the County Boundary Road at Croppa Creek. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Australian Government is committed to the delivery of infrastructure projects that will better connect…

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$44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan line

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and local MP and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton have today inspected the site of the recently announced Narrabri to Turrawan line upgrade. Mr McCormack said the Australian Government last month committed $44.7 million for the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Christmas wishes, Rural health milestone, Sky’s the limit for local produce, Cooking in Cooee

Photo Caption (L-R): Paul Richardson (Patterson Building Group), Scott Biggs, Prof Cheryl Jones, A/Prof Mark Arnold and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Have a safe and happy Christmas The tail-end of 2020 represents something different for each of us. It has been a year that heralds the resilience of regional Australia as we contend with…

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$44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan Line

The Australian Government today announced $44.7 million for the Australian Rail Track Corporation to upgrade 35 kilometres of the Narrabri to Turrawan Line between the Hunter Valley Coal Network and Inland Rail. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the project would significantly enhance the quality and capacity…

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New teaching facilities for rural doctor training in Dubbo

Photo Caption: Paul Richardson (Patterson Building Group), Scott Biggs, Prof Cheryl Jones, A/Prof Mark Arnold and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. New purpose-built teaching facilities that will train the next generation of rural GPs in Dubbo following the Morrison McCormack Government’s investment of more than $9 million to start construction. Federal Regional Health Minister and…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Road safety investment for our region, Regional Tech Hub launch, Preserving our heritage, University scholarships on offer

Photo Caption 1 (L-R): Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Dubbo Regional Council Mayor Ben Shields, State Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders and Dubbo Regional Council CEO Michael McMahon. Road safety investment for our region A whopping $10 million investment from the Federal Coalition Government will see key road infrastructure improvements underway in the…

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