New teams to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Warrumbungle shire and Condobolin

The Condobolin community and Warrumbungle shire have taken up the challenge of preventing drug and alcohol-related harm, by forming officially recognised Local Drug Action Teams (LDAT). Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton welcomed the formation of the Condobolin ‘Men-to-ring’ around us LDAT, formed by Western Plains Regional Development Incorporation, and…

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Lower energy bills for Fletcher International Exports

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) met with Fletcher International Exports director Roger Fletcher to discuss how the High Energy Using Business grant will help the company reduce its energy costs. One of Australia’s largest integrated processors and exporters of lamb and sheep meat products will be able to cut its energy…

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Mobile Service Centre hitting the road in the Orana region

People in the Orana region will have easy access to essential government services, with the Mobile Service Centre Desert Rose on the road over the next few weeks. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Mobile Service Centre will be visiting Cobar, Warren, Trangie and Narromine, following stops in Coonamble and Gilgandra last week.…

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Inland Rail to save $170 million annually in transport costs

Photo caption: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack (left) and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) caught up with Concrete World Industries’ Dave Radel and Troy Paten to discuss how the Dubbo business has the potential to…

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Mark Coulton chosen to contest seat of Parkes for sixth time

Photo caption:  Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) has been preselected to contest the seat of Parkes for the sixth time. He is pictured at the Nationals’ Parkes Electorate Council preselection meeting with Parkes Electorate Council Chair Brendan Moylan (Moree branch), NSW Central Executive member and Parkes Electorate Council Secretary Jocellin Jansson…

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Grants to salute their service in Narromine and Mendooran

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester have announced two organisations in the Parkes electorate will receive funding under the latest round of the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service grants program. Local wartime heritage will be preserved in Narromine and Mendooran, with two organisations to receive funding…

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