Mark Coulton welcomes $2,500 grant for Gilgandra Men’s Shed

A $2,500 grant for the Gilgandra Men’s Shed will be a significant contribution toward the purchase of a defibrillator and first aid kit, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the Nationals-Liberal Government is providing funding for the town’s 34 Men’s Shed members and the funding will support their physical and mental…

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Electorate of Parkes urged to get behind National Carers Week

Community members in the Electorate of Parkes have been urged to show their support for National Carers Week from 15 to 21 October to show carers how much they count, Mark Coulton, the Member for Parkes said. “Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers spend an incredible 36 million hours every week providing care and support to…

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Mark Coulton welcomes increased capacity for Sky Muster broadband

The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed news that phone and Internet providers have started offering a range of increased peak and off-peak satellite broadband packages on the National Broadband Network [nbn™ ] access network. Mr Coulton said nbn’s announcement in June to increase the maximum monthly wholesale data limits and increase average wholesale…

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New tourism campaign to attract youth to Electorate of Parkes

Tourism Australia has launched a new youth campaign, ‘Aussie News Today,’ to attract more young people to the Electorate of Parkes, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. “Aussie News Today aims to make Australia the most desirable destination in the world for youth travellers, Mr Coulton said of the new campaign. “The campaign will…

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Mark Coulton calls for applications to Safer Communities Fund

Residents of the Electorate of Parkes are invited by their Federal Member, Mark Coulton, to apply for grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure. Mr Coulton said only safe communities can be strong…

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