MUSIC AND THEATRE TAKE TO REGIONAL STAGES
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has announced over $2 million in funding to bring music, theatre and other arts experiences to regional and remote Australians.
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, welcomed the Australian Government’s funding for performance arts to tour in regional Australia.
“$340,783 will be provided to Circus Oz to bring the show But W... Read more...
Come By Chance to Commemorate Centenary of ANZAC in 2015
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton recently presented the Come By Chance School of Arts Hall committee with a grant worth $1,157 in the lead up to the commemoration of ANZAC Centenary in 20... Read more...
‘ICE’ THE FIRST PRIORITY FOR GOVERNMENT’S RESHAPED DRUGS AND ALCOHOL COUNCIL
Monday, 15 December 2014
The Australian Government has tasked its reshaped advisory council on drugs and alcohol to examine as a priority the issues facing Australia from methamphetamine use, and in particular the rising use of the drug ice.
“Tackling the growing ice problem is a major priority for the Government and I will be asking our advisory council to look at this issue as their first work priority," Federa... Read more...
Sustainable Medicare essential to Australia’s future
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said the Government has listened to community concern and would make changes to the proposed Medicare co-payment.
The changes will mean the Medicare rebate for common consultations will be reduced by $5 only for non-concessional patients over the age of 16.
The Government will not impose a co-payment on GP services provided to pensioners, Commonweal... Read more...