Coulton’s Catch Up – Supporting regional communities, Helping small business lower power bills, Small business tax cuts

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton attended the Namoi Unlimited board meeting and workshops at the Roxy Theatre in Bingara last week – Namoi Unlimited is a joint organisation of several councils in New South Wales, which includes two member councils in the Parkes electorate. Supporting regional communities It was great to be at…

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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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