Coulton’s Catch Up – Training more rural doctors, ABC Heywire winners, Uni students should claim early

Training more rural doctors As both Minister for Regional Health and Member for Parkes, I’m focused on addressing the maldistribution of doctors in the bush. That’s why I was proud to announce last week that 100 additional training places have been allocated to the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) to train more…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Ministerial appointment, paying tribute to bushfire victims, drought remains priority

Ministerial appointment I am deeply honoured to continue as the Minister responsible for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, having been officially sworn-in on 6 February. I thank Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack for asking me to undertake these important roles. Having carriage of these portfolios since May 2019,…

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