Coulton’s Catch Up – Funding for nine volunteer groups, 2021 Census data released, Orientation week for new MPs

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Binnaway Show Society President Harry Powell. The Binnaway Show Society is one of nine organisations in the Parkes electorate to share in $31,760 in Volunteer Grants. Funding for nine volunteer groups Volunteers are the lifeblood of towns and villages throughout the Parkes electorate, so I…

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Additional $31,000 to support hard-working volunteers in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Binnaway Show Society President Harry Powell. The Binnaway Show Society is one of nine organisations in the Parkes electorate to share in $31,760 in Volunteer Grants. An additional nine community organisations in the Parkes electorate will benefit from funding to support local volunteers, under a…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Trees to be planted across the Parkes electorate, Connecting with grant recipients, Locals bettering the lives of Indigenous youth

Trees to be planted across the Parkes electorate Trees will be planted across the Parkes electorate thanks to more than $76,000 in funding provided under the Planting Trees for The Queen’s Jubilee Program. It was a pleasure to visit the first three recipients last week, including the MET Condobolin Campus, Macquarie Home Stay in Dubbo…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Election results formally declared, Upgrades to the Newell Highway, Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List

Election results formally declared On Thursday I was pleased to officially be declared the Member for Parkes, for the sixth consecutive time, by the Australian Electoral Commission. As I have said on many occasions, it is an incredible honour to represent this diverse, productive and vibrant area of our country in the Federal Parliament. Once…

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$2 million to make Central Darling Shire Council priority projects a reality

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) pictured with Central Darling Shire Council General Manager Greg Hill and Administrator Bob Stewart. Central Darling Shire Council has welcomed confirmation that much-needed funding has been approved by the Australian Government for important community projects at White Cliffs, Ivanhoe and Tilpa. Council has been advised that…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Nationals’ Chief Whip appointment, Parkes electorate leading the way, Funding to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage

Nationals’ Chief Whip appointment This week I had the honour of being appointed as the National Party’s Chief Whip by leader David Littleproud. I previously held this position for two terms from 2010 to 2016, so I am looking forward to resuming the role throughout this next term of government. As Nationals’ Chief Whip, I…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – New Nationals leaders, Opening of new facilities at Coonamble Show, Celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

New Nationals leaders The National Party last week elected two new leaders to take us forward over the coming years as we continue to fight to get the best outcomes for regional Australia. I’d like to congratulate our new leader David Littleproud and deputy leader Senator Perin Davey, who I’m confident will do a great…

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