$956,500 to help 80 Indigenous people prepare for entry into the NSW Police Force

 80 Indigenous Australians will be given the skills necessary to enter the NSW Police College in Goulburn through the further investment by the Australian Government in a NSW pre-employment programme. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today announced additional funding of $956,500 for the Indigenous Police Recruitment Our…

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MOREE BOOMERANGS RECOGNISED WITH GOOD SPORTS AWARD

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today congratulated the Moree Boomerangs Rugby League Football Club, on being named the Good Sports Awards’ National Good Sports Club of the Year in Melbourne. The Good Sports Awards recognise sporting clubs that promote healthy lifestyles and reduce excessive alcohol consumption. Organised by the Australian Drug Foundation, the Good…

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VISIT TO MOREE AIR FORCE CADETS

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence, Darren Chester, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today met with the Moree Air Force cadets. The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a youth oriented organisation that is administered and actively supported by the Royal Australian Air Force. “Australia’s Air Force Cadet organisation has nearly 6000…

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Remembrance Day

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, has encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve our nation in times of war, conflict…

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Nominate now for 2015 National Youth Awards

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is encouraging young people in the Parkes Electorate to nominate for the 2015 National Youth Awards. This is the third annual series of the Awards, which celebrate the achievements and contributions of young Australians aged 12-25. Mr Coulton urged those thinking about nominating to act now.    “It’s important…

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Construction to Begin on Moree Solar Farm

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the construction stage of the 70 megawatt Moree Solar Farm. Mr Coulton said that Moree was an ideal location for a large scale solar project because of the solar levels experienced in the area, the flat ground and the support that had been offered by the community.…

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