Entries for September 2017
14 September, 2017
The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Federal Government’s $60 million announcement of a number of new media measures will support regional and small publishers and create local jobs.
The new measures, which are in addition to the...
14 September, 2017
Five new bridges will be delivered in the electorate of Parkes following the announcement of successful projects under Round 3 of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Programme.
Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Federal Government’s funding would enable two new bridges being ...
12 September, 2017
Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the iconic Inland Rail project.
He said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia will provide significant opportunities for businesses and supplier...
11 September, 2017
Lifesaving upgrades of remote airstrips will be funded under the federal government program according to the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton.
Mr Coulton said airstrips in remote areas are crucial pieces of community infrastructure in the Electorate of Parkes.
“For many communities, air...
08 September, 2017
Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the introduction of legislation into Parliament to reduce pressure on housing affordability for first home buyers and downsizers.
The First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS), announced in this year&rs...
07 September, 2017
Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has called on businesses and veterans in the Electorate of Parkes to nominate for the inaugural Veterans’ Employment Awards.
Mr Coulton said the Veterans’ Employment Awards would recognise businesses and o...
06 September, 2017
Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is urging residents in the Electorate of Parkes to have their say on local education issues as part of an independent review into regional, rural and remote education in Australia.
Mr Coulton said public forums are being held in in Narrabri on 19 September and Dubbo ...
04 September, 2017
Two preschools in Dubbo and one each in Gunnedah and Wilcannia will be among the first in Australia to be introduced to science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) through play-based digital learning program.
The Member for Parkes, Mark ...