Grants available for supporting younger veterans, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton encourages community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans.     Mr Coulton said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military.…

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Grants available for supporting younger veterans, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton encouraged community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans.     Mr Coulton said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military.…

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Boggabilla Oval Upgrade

A new change room will be built and additional lighting installed to increase safety levels at Boggabilla Oval, thanks to a $236,000 grant from the Coalition Government.The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, announced the grant to Moree Plains Shire Council during a visit to Boggabilla recently.  Minister Scullion…

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New headspace services in Moree, Gunnedah and Narrabri

 The community of Toomelah in the far north of NSW is receiving a significant upgrade to its infrastructure, as well as health and training benefits for local residents, thanks to the Coalition Government’s Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP). The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, visited Toomelah…

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Extra staff and funds to deliver more clinical training in Western NSW

Work is progressing on the establishment of the two Regional Training Hubs and a newUniversity Department of Rural Health (UDRH) which will provide young doctorsand nursing and allied health students the ability to study, work and live in Broken Hill and Dubbo.  The Regional Training Hubs will be led by the University of Sydney, while Charles SturtUniversity will…

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Toomelah benefits from Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton MP today visited the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program (AACAP) in Toomelah in northern New South Wales during NAIDOC Week. The AACAP is a long standing and highly successful collaboration between the Australian Army and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, with the Department…

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Condobolin enters superfast broadband era

 Superfast broadband has arrived in Condobolin as the nbn makes services available to more than 1578 homes and businesses. Residents in Condobolin can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week. The Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes Mark Coulton said residents in Condobolin should take full advantage of the opportunities available…

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