Coulton re-elected for a fifth term

Mark Coulton was overwhelming returned as the Member for Parkes following Saturday’s Federal Election. With almost 80 per cent of counting completed at the time of going to press yesterday, Mr Coulton had received 50.53 per cent of the votes counted in the Parkes electorate. Labor candidate Jack Ayoub received […]

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Funding flows for drought support

Cobar Shire residents will soon see $1million worth of drought support flow through the community, with a range of projects now approved under the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP). Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was delighted that Council will receive this funding. “I am so pleased to give […]

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Grey Mardi Gras is an attention grabber

An idea that came up in a Cobar Shire Council workshop, the Grey Mardi Gras, is already getting plenty of attention. Cr Bob Sinclair’s idea for a unique festival for Cobar is also getting plenty of funding with Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visiting last week to hand over […]

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Voters return Coulton for a fourth term

With the final outcome of Saturday’s Federal Election still unsure, one thing for certain is that the Parkes electorate will continue to be represented by Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton was returned for his fourth term as the Parkes Federal Member on Saturday after winning almost 60 per cent of first […]

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Nymagee to honour former servicemen with restored board

The community of Nymagee has received $3,000 to ensure that the contribution of local servicemen and women is appropriately honoured under the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service grants programme. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was in Nymagee last week and took the opportunity to present the Nymagee Progress Association […]