Coulton’s Catchup

 

Coulton’s Catch Up – Making a difference to the west, Dropping into Dunedoo, Lachlan Shire forging ahead

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with (L-R) Angelo Pippos, Alan Bennett, Ted Fernando and Alistair Ferguson at Orana Haven Aboriginal Corporation’s rehabilitation centre at Gongolgon, south of Brewarrina. Making a difference to the west Many miles were covered last week with another busy period on the road in the Parkes electorate. On Monday…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Expanding the role of the National Rural Health Commissioner, Parkes Airports to take off with Federal Government funding

Expanding the role of the National Rural Health Commissioner The Australian Government is delivering on its commitment to improve health outcomes for regional Australians by expanding the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner and making the role permanent. Legislation I introduced to extend the Office passed both houses of Parliament this week, ensuring communities…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – National Rural Health Commissioner Bill, Instant Asset Write-off Extended, Farm Household Allowance Improved

National Rural Health Commissioner Bill I took great pride in introducing legislation in the House of Representatives, which will see the continuation and extension of the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner. The legislation will ensure rural communities and the rural health workforce will continue to have an independent advocate. The Office will take…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Great wins for Parkes electorate, COVIDSafe app protections in place, Boosting regional student numbers

Photo Caption (L-R): Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Holman, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, and Bourke Shire Council General Manager Ross Earl. Bourke Shire Council has received Federal Government funding to lead a wild dog management project on behalf of Western NSW combined shires including Brewarrina, Cobar and Central Darling. Great wins for Parkes electorate…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Three-step plan to combat COVID-19, Safer remote airstrips in the works, Short courses for upskilling

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with Lachlan Shire Council Mayor John Medcalf (right) and Deputy Mayor Paul Phillips (left) – Condobolin has received funding under the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Three-step plan to combat COVID-19 On Friday the Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that National Cabinet agreed to a three-stage framework for…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Critical medical support during COVID-19, Elective surgery restrictions eased, 3 million additional flu vaccines

Photo Caption: Pictured at the recent announcement of a $52.8 million aeromedical retrieval package – Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with RFDS Federation Executive Director, Frank Quinlan (left) and RFDS South Eastern Section CEO, Greg Sam (right).   Critical medical support during COVID-19 Early…

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