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…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Major improvements underway for Coonamble, Wins for Warren, ag shows, Western Cancer Centre update

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren Museum and Gallery Association Chairman Dr John Burke (left) and members. A $3.5 million grant under the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund will enable this historic building to be fitted out as a museum, art gallery and artist-in-residence space. Major improvements underway for Coonamble It…

Federal Government cash to get ag shows back on track

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Warren P & A Association members including President Ashley Bell (front, right) and Secretary Sophie O’Brien (front, left). The Federal Government is spending $36 million to help agricultural show societies recover from the effects of COVID-19, ensuring they can continue after the pandemic. The Australian Government is…