Coulton’s Catch Up 22nd September

 On the advice of the relevant security and intelligence agencies the National Terrorism Public Alert level has been increased from medium to high. This means that the current situation in Australia has changed from medium – “terrorist attack could occur” to high- “terrorist attack is likely”. This system is designed to guide national preparation and…

Youth to Set Sail on World Voyage

 Youth in the Parkes Electorate will have chance to set sail in Young Endeavour, with the ballot for the 2015 Young Endeavour World Voyage now open for young Australians aged 18 to 30. With crews of 24 youth and twelve Royal Australian Navy staff, the ship will sail the Roaring Forties, across the Atlantic Ocean,…

Coulton’s Catch Up 8th September

 While parts of NSW are experiencing an exceptional season there are areas in the North West of New South Wales which are still in the grips of severe drought. Areas in Bourke, Brewarrina and Walgett are experiencing a one in one hundred year drought. There is assistance available to farmers and households who are suffering…

Coulton Congratulates Mudgee Local

 Mudgee local, Melanie Trethowan, has been recognised through a scholarship designed to increase diversity in company directors and empower rural women. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton congratulated Ms Trethowan saying that the Board Diversity Scholarships were awarded to women who had been recognised as leaders in their own right. “This is about offering greater…

Final works start on Moree bypass

 ROADS in Moree will soon be safer for local motorists, with work starting this week on the final stage of the bypass. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the fully Australian Government-funded first stage of the Moree Bypass had returned the town centre roads to locals, and the…