Growing demand for Indigenous artwork assisted by grant

The quality of artwork and output capabilities of a talented Ballimore-based Aboriginal sculptor will be enhanced through a $202,620 Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package grant according to the Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes, Mark Coulton.  The grant is part of the Nationals/Liberal Government’s $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment. Mr Coulton said this investment…

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$1.3m to give Nyngan a healthy boost

The Nyngan community has received a healthy boost with the completion of the Nyngan Medical Centre. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said she was delighted to see the project reach completion, with the Medical Centre set to improve health outcomes in the region. “During my time as Minister for Rural Health I have seen…

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$1.5m to reduce family violence in Bourke, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has announced up to $1.5 million for a tailored project to address family violence experienced by Indigenous women and children in Bourke.   Mr Coulton and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the funding formed part of the $25 million Indigenous-focused package under the Third Action…

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Lively Linseed brings CoOL products to shoppers

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Mullaley-district’s Lively Linseed Products is one of the growing numbers of local businesses adopting Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) early, helping consumers make the home-grown choice. Mr Coulton hosted the Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, on a visit to Lively…

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Mark Coulton announces grant boosting general practice in Cobar

Patients in Cobar and the district will soon feel the benefits of improved facilities with a $200,000 Federal Government grant to the NSW Outback Division of General Practice Ltd for the extension and upgrade of Cobar Primary Health Care. The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, announced the grant funding. He said Cobar Primary Health Care…

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