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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Coulton’s Catch Up – Improving digital connectivity, Community arts and culture, PBS breakthroughs

Improving digital connectivity I recently announced that the next stage of consultation is underway on the $53 million Regional Connectivity Program to improve digital connectivity in rural and regional Australia. I’d like to remind people in the Parkes electorate to have your say on the draft program guidelines – submissions can be made at www.communications.gov.au/regional-connectivity-guidelines…

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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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