$100 million to help keep women and their children safe

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the announcement of a $100 million Women’s Safety Package to help keep women and their children safe.   Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP today announced the Women’s Safety Package which will deliver immediate and practical measures to reduce violence against women and their children.  …

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Local grain growers to benefit from small exporter grants

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce has today announced $5.3 million worth of projects to assist small exporters with market access under the Coalition Government’s Package Assisting Small Exporters Programme.   These grants deliver on a key Coalition Government election commitment to support small exporters through its $15 million four year package.  …

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Dubbo cattle sales facility to receive $3.3 million upgrade

DUBBO’s business activity and the wider New South Wales economy is set for a boost, thanks to almost $3.3 million in Australian Government funding to help upgrade the city’s cattle selling facilities.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton viewed plans for the…

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Funding will help bridge gap for vital health services

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the latest round of Commonwealth Government funding for the Bourke Aboriginal Health Service Limited (BAHS).   Mr Coulton has confirmed that BAHS will receive a total of $2.2 million over 3 years under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS).    “This funding will assist BAHS with…

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Adult literacy campaign launched in Brewarrina

Following its success in the Western New South Wales communities of Wilcannia, Bourke and Enngonia, the Literacy for Life Foundation is bringing their innovative adult literacy campaign to Brewarrina and Walgett.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was delighted to be a part of the Foundation’s launch held at the Ngunnhu traps (Fish traps)…

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