Strengthening Telecommunications Emergency Resilience

The Morrison McCormack Government is investing $37.1 million to strengthen telecommunications resilience in bushfire and disaster prone areas so that communities can stay connected during emergencies. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, said…

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Cobar respiratory clinic doors open

Photo Caption (L-R): Pictured outside the Cobar respiratory clinic are Therese Gale, Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSWPHN); Denise Gordon, Executive Manager of Clinical Service with Outback Division of General Practice; Sandy Negfeldt, Practice Nurse, Cobar Primary Health Care Centre; and Dr Sanjay Jamwal, GP, Cobar Primary Health Care Centre. Federal Member for Parkes and…

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The show must go on – $1.5 million boost for local ag shows

More than $1.5 million has been awarded to eight agricultural show societies in the Parkes electorate for reinvigorating their showgrounds, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced. The successful applicants include show societies at Baradine, Binnaway, Condobolin, Coonamble, Mendooran, Mungindi, Walgett and Warren. “It’s not just ag shows that will benefit from this funding…

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Moree respiratory clinic doors open

Photo Caption (L-R): Pictured outside the Moree respiratory clinic are Amanda Saunders, Practice Manager; Kenneth Knox, Treasurer Board of Directors; Cathy Duncan, Chairperson Board of Directors; Rosemary Rose, Nurse Manager; Dr Syed Ghazi (front); and Dr Glendon Inkster. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton has announced Moree’s new respiratory clinic…

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Mobile connectivity boost for Enngonia

Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton said the Enngonia community will reap the benefits of improved mobile connectivity, with a new base station now live. Mr Coulton said the base station has been funded under Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program and will open doors for…

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Dubbo respiratory clinic doors opening Monday

Photo Caption: Front (L-R) – Dr Nahid Sinha; Dr Sunil Jacob (DMAHG); Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton; Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders. Back (L-R) – Jen Hearne; Sarah Wiegold (nurses); Dr Mina Ayad (DMAHG). Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton has announced patients will be able to visit Dubbo’s…

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Allshelter weathers the COVID-19 storm with modernisation grant

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today announced that Allshelter Lake Cargelligo will be the beneficiary of $747,213 in funding to modernise their business. Mr Coulton said the grant comes at a vital time, with some local industries feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Allshelter is an Australian manufacturing and engineering business with…

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COVIDSafe app: Federal Member urges community to get on board

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile app which launched yesterday. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile application which launched yesterday. Mr Coulton…

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