Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins, Disaster assistance following storms and floods, Mobile Black Spot Program closing soon

Photo: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (centre) and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack (right) inspected DHL Supply Chain’s large scale ultra-cold storage infrastructure with DHL Australia CEO Saul Resnick last week. COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins This…

COVID-19 vaccination ready to roll in rural and remote Australia

Federal Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton said the Australian Government is committed to providing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines free to everyone in Australia – no matter where they live. “We are ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccines with hundreds of distribution points nationwide,” Minister Coulton said. “Further sites will be finalised in the coming…

Australian Government ensuring safe and secure delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

Photo: Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communities and Local Government Mark Coulton and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack inspected DHL Supply Chain’s large scale ultra-cold storage infrastructure.   The Australian Government’s roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines across the country is moving closer, with the plans for the…

COVID-19 vaccine rollout for regional, rural and remote Australians

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines into regional, rural and remote communities is an vital part of the Australian Government’s vaccine strategy to protect country people and managing the fight against the virus in the regions. The Australian Government is working with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, General Practices, state and territory governments, Primary Health Networks,…

Federal Budget lays foundation for promising economic recovery

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is confident the 2020-21 Federal Budget delivers both immediate rewards and promise for the future of communities in the Parkes electorate, during challenging economic times.  The Budget, which was handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg this evening, focuses on rebuilding the economy and creating more jobs.  “Tonight’s…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Resumption of Parliament, Border issues need practical solutions, Show of support for ag field days, Assistance for sporting champions

Resumption of Parliament With the resumption of Parliament last week, came extra care with physical distancing and other measures to protect against the risk of COVID-19 spreading – it was good to see so many Members of Parliament and staff being extra cautious. Some MPs, unable to travel to Canberra for health reasons or COVID-19…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Help save lives this DonateLife Week, Creating connections with FlatTrack, Economic lifeline continues, Scholarships for local students

Photo Caption: As DonateLife week 2020 kicks off, Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton is urging everyone to register as a donor with the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR). Help save lives this DonateLife Week As DonateLife week 2020 kicks off, I’m urging everybody to discuss organ and tissue donation…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Celebrating regions with DPM in town, Solid week in the west, Respiratory clinics continue to roll out

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with President of Wilcannia Forbes Central Council of St Vincent de Paul Society, Leo Woodman, at St Vincent de Paul in Broken Hill, which will upgrade its Bishop Fox meal facility with more than $336,000 under the Building Better Regions Fund. Celebrating regions with DPM in town It…

Broken Hill “well-prepared” thanks to respiratory clinics

Photo Caption (L-R): Claudio Grasso, General Manager Base Operations and Service Delivery RFDS South Eastern Section; Kristy James, Registered Nurse; Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health; Kath Mitchell, Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner; and Dr Brett Thomson, Senior Medical Officer RFDS Broken Hill. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health…