Coulton’s Catch Up – Methane emissions pledge concerning, Christmas Card Photo Competition open, Coalition funding benefitting the North West

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured at the newly-opened Goodooga Store. Methane emissions pledge concerning Last week we learnt that the Labor Government plans on signing up to the Global Methane Pledge at next month’s UN COP27 climate change conference in Egypt. The pledge calls for a 30 per cent global reduction…

Coulton’s Catch Up – More LGAs eligible for disaster assistance, Call for funding to repair water-damaged roads, Two great community assets now opened, Best of luck to the Class of 2022

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pictured at the Big ArmaTree, which forms part of the upgraded Armatree Memorial Precinct. More LGAs eligible for disaster assistance Fourteen Local Government Areas in the Parkes electorate will now be able to access disaster assistance for flooding that has occurred from September 14. The Bogan,…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Federal integrity commission, Boost for rural communities, Dubbo showcased on national television, Apply to be a Trailblazer

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Sky News host Paul Murray in Dubbo on Thursday night. Federal integrity commission Last week Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus introduced legislation for a National Anti-Corruption Commission. The Labor Government has committed $262 million over four years for the establishment and ongoing operation of the Commission, which…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, Disaster assistance for flood affected areas, Nationals candidate for Barwon named

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured at the National Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in The Great Hall of Parliament House. Final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II It was an honour, on behalf of all Parkes electorate constituents, to attend the National Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Shanna Whan attends Queen’s state funeral, Apply now for Festivals Australia funding

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with one of the murals at the recent Pave the Way to Gular Festival. The mural was painted on one of the three billboards that were constructed thanks to a $39,600 Festivals Australia grant. Round 15 of the Festivals Australia program is now open. Mourning Her…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Vale Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Certificates of appreciation for local veterans, Last chance to apply for Volunteer Grants, Pave the Way to Gular

Vale Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Australia, and the world, is in mourning following the terribly sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last week. For many of us, Queen Elizabeth was the only monarch we have ever known. She provided stability, strength and reassurance to the people of the Commonwealth throughout her 70-year…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Apply now for community drought grants, National Flag Day 2022, Gunnedah poets represent at poetry award, Trees to be planted in Dunedoo

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton raising the Australian flag outside his Dubbo electorate office to mark National Flag Day. Apply now for community drought grants It’s hard to imagine another drought while it’s so wet and green at the moment, but we know drier times are just around the corner. That’s why…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Campaign to fund Macquarie Home Stay expansion, Ivanhoe Multi Service Outlet now open, Recognising our very own English Channel swimmer, Impressive future farmers at Hermidale

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (fourth from left) pictured with Hermidale Public School students Oliver Sheather, Abbie Smith, Ruby Mudford, Jimmy Smith, Marlie Jensen, Matilda Mudford and Ned Gunning, and teacher Rebekah Coddington. Campaign to fund Macquarie Home Stay expansion Macquarie Home Stay is a vital service for people throughout western NSW,…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Clarifying Marrabinya concerns, Meeting with new Water Minister, AgQuip returns with a bang, Commemorating Vietnam Veterans’ Day

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) pictured with Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey at AgQuip last week. Clarifying Marrabinya concerns A peaceful protest took place outside my Dubbo office last Friday, in response to changes to the Integrated Team Care (ITC) Program, which is currently being delivered by Maari Ma Health Aboriginal…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Apply now for Volunteer Grants, Happy National Science Week, Chance for senior students to make their voices heard, Working with Indigenous communities

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton caught up with members of the Toomelah Local Aboriginal Land Council last week. Apply now for Volunteer Grants I am inviting eligible not-for-profit organisations in the Parkes electorate to submit an expression of interest to my office for the 2022-23 Volunteer Grants program. Whether it’s volunteering with…