Coulton’s Catchup

 

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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Coulton’s Catch Up – More National Cabinet actions on COVID-19, NBN assistance for families + businesses, Federal Government guarantees domestic flight network

More National Cabinet actions on COVID-19 National Cabinet last week agreed that Australia will continue to progress a successful suppression/elimination strategy for the virus, with new modelling that has confirmed that measures put in place to suppress the virus have largely been successful. I have made it clear that I feel our efforts to minimise…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – JobKeeper legislation gets green light, Keeping our kids safe online, Saluting their service + more

JobKeeper legislation gets the green light I made the trip to Canberra last week for a Parliamentary sitting day on Wednesday, which was solely dedicated to addressing the Coalition Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper payment. A 20-hour return trip by car from my home near Warialda was made all the more worthwhile with the successful passage…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Protect yourself against the flu, Meals on Wheels helps more at home, supporting households + small businesses

Protect yourself against the flu With the 2020 flu season not far away, I’m encouraging those in my electorate to book in for a vaccination against seasonal influenza during April – particularly people in vulnerable groups or age brackets. You can speak to your GP, pharmacist or aged care provider to arrange a flu vaccination.…

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