Helping young people with mental illness gain employment in Dubbo

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited headspace Dubbo to announce the extension of funding for the Individual Placement and Support Program. He is pictured with headspace Dubbo Vocational Specialist Todd Marr, Individual Placement and Support Program Senior Vocational Specialist Carole Bayley and Marathon Health CEO Megan Callinan. The dedicated headspace program assisting…

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First sod turned on Boothenba Road upgrade

Photo caption: Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders, Dubbo region mayor Stephen Lawrence and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton at the site of upgrades on Boothenba Road. Safety on Boothenba Road is set to be improved, with the first sod turned on upgrades to the intersection that leads to the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets.…

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Healthy Rivers grants making a splash in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt are pleased to announce nine community-led projects across the Parkes electorate have received funding under the first round of the Australian Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Nine community-led projects across the Parkes electorate are receiving funding under the first…

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Boosting mobile coverage in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Field Solutions Group (FSG) CEO Andrew Roberts. FSG has been awarded funding to establish six new base stations across the Parkes electorate. Residents and travellers in the Parkes electorate are set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage thanks to the latest round of…

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North West community groups receive support from Inland Rail

Inland Rail is supporting communities in north west NSW with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) donating more than $20,000 to seven community groups in the latest rounds of their Community Sponsorships and Donations program. Funding for community initiatives in the Parkes electorate includes: $4,000 for Narrabri Clay Target Club to install a water system…

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New facilities for teachers at St Ignatius’ Parish School

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton officially opened the new teacher accommodation for St Ignatius Parish School in Bourke today. He is pictured in front of one of the houses with Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Hollman, General Manager Mark Riley, school captains Dustin Nott and Clare Lawson, Catholic Education Wilcannia-Forbes Assistant Director…

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Mark Coulton farewells long-serving employee Ev Barber

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) has today farewelled Ev Barber, who has been his office manager in Dubbo since he was elected in 2007. Ev retires after 25 years of working for MPs in Dubbo. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today farewelled his longest serving employee, Evelyn Barber, who…

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Electrical upgrade for 1st Dubbo Scout Group

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton inspects the electrical upgrade at the Talbragar Street Scout Hall with 1st Dubbo Scouts Cubs Leader Vaughn Simmons. An electrical upgrade has improved safety for users of the Talbragar Street Scout Hall in Dubbo, thanks to a $16,500 Federal Government grant. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton…

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