ANZAC Centenary Grant to Commemorate at Crooble

The centenary of ANZAC commemoration service at Crooble will receive assistance from the Federal Government through the ANZAC Centenary Local Grants programme. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has announced that the Crooble Memorial Hall Committee has been successful in securing funding of $4,523 for the ANZAC Day event in 2015. “The Crooble Memorial Hall…

Coulton’s Catch Up 28th July

 In August community information sessions will be held around the country to offer communities the opportunity to learn more about the National Landcare Programme. The National Landcare Programme is designed to deliver simple, local and long-term solutions to environmental challenges. It is important that farmers, environmental groups, local Landcare bodies and natural resource management organisations…

Local Sheds recognised through National Shed Development Programme

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has congratulated Men’s Sheds at Condobolin, Coonabarabran, Trangie and Gilgandra on their successful grant applications through the National Shed Development Programme. Mr Coulton said that the Programme administered by the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) is designed to provide direct financial assistance to Sheds. “Direct funding for Men’s Sheds…

Parkes Electorate producers contribute to the future of agriculture

 The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitment to build a more prosperous agriculture sector through its development of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. The Government is considering the issues identified during the first consultation stage of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper process. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said the consultations included the…

Coulton’s Catch Up 21st July

 The Federal Government has allocated $35 million over 5 years for research into juvenile diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong auto-immune disease that usually occurs in childhood but can be diagnosed at any age. It is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and most newly diagnosed cases are in children under…