Coulton’s Catchup

 

Coulton’s Catch Up – Inland Rail full steam ahead, New Regional Digital Tech Hub, Boosting our fuel security, Interest free drought loans

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Michael McCormack, marking the completion of the Parkes to Narromine section of Inland Rail. Inland Rail full steam ahead What a great pleasure to be part of the history made at Peak Hill last week…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – All matters health and Indigenous communities, Checking in with Mungindi, Peace of mind in Gular, Restarting the business events sector

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at Gulargambone Pre-School with Committee Member Jodie Peart, Treasurer Belinda Moeris, Director Amii Marchant and Gulargambone Central School Principal Michael Spora. Gulargambone Pre-School will benefit from $87,525 in Federal Government funds for security enhancements. All matters health and Indigenous communities It’s been another productive week on the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Hotspot model in the works, National Agricultural Workers Code, Youth taking action

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes said the Government has welcomed the New South Wales, Victorian, South Australian, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory governments’ decision at National Cabinet to adopt a binding, enforceable National Agricultural Workers Code that will ensure Australian famers can keep feeding and clothing us while also protecting the health of…

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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…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Water funds flow for local projects, Discussions about border controls, Potential COVID-19 vaccine

Photo Caption: Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt, Moree Plains Shire Council Mayor Katrina Humphries and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at the announcement in Moree – local councils and community organisations in Moree, Wee Waa, Narrabri and Walgett are set to benefit from $1.7 million in grants from the Murray-Darling…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Queensland border controls, Backing our North West communities, Benefits set to reach the Ridge

Queensland border controls Last week I wrote to the Queensland Premier to highlight a series of concerns brought to me regarding the impact of the Queensland Government’s tightened border controls. My Federal electorate shares the majority of the New South Wales border with Queensland, and I’ve received feedback from residents on both sides of the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Regional Connectivity Program open, Funding flows to councils for local infrastructure, NAIDOC Week grants on offer

Regional Connectivity Program open I’m pleased that applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open. In my role as Regional Communications Minister, I have been working to ensure this Program targets investment in local telecommunications infrastructure projects to maximise economic and social opportunities in the bush. Telcos, regional communities, regional…

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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…

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