Learning a 2nd language can be child’s play

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is encouraging interested local preschools in the Parkes Electorate to nominate for a place in the 2015 Early Learning Languages Australia trial. Expressions of interest are now open for the $9.8 million trial at up to 40 preschools nationwide and Mr Coulton said he is “keen to see local…

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Coulton Congratulates Mudgee Local

 Mudgee local, Melanie Trethowan, has been recognised through a scholarship designed to increase diversity in company directors and empower rural women. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton congratulated Ms Trethowan saying that the Board Diversity Scholarships were awarded to women who had been recognised as leaders in their own right. “This is about offering greater…

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Final works start on Moree bypass

 ROADS in Moree will soon be safer for local motorists, with work starting this week on the final stage of the bypass. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the fully Australian Government-funded first stage of the Moree Bypass had returned the town centre roads to locals, and the…

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Community Leaders’ Breakfast

 Residents of Dubbo and surrounding areas are invited to meet with their Local, State and Federal Government representatives at a Community Breakfast this Saturday 6 September at the Church Street Rotunda. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, State Member for Dubbo, Troy Grant and Mayor of Dubbo City Council, Mathew Dickerson will be attending the…

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Government delivers for Parkes Electorate roads

 The Australian Government has delivered on its $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme. The Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 passed the Senate and will see councils across the Parkes Electorate get their first payments next month… on time and in full,” Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes said. “The primary intent of this legislation…

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Coulton: Opportunities Abound for Students

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has encouraged students in Dubbo to carefully consider their career options as they approach the end of high school with countless opportunities on offer for regional students. Mr Coulton invited former Young Engineer of the Year Jill Kilby to address students at Dubbo College Senior Campus as they approach…

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National Broadband Network Rolling Out in Dubbo

 Around 4900 households and businesses in Dubbo are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with build preparation work now underway. In coming weeks, work will be visible in streets as pre-construction activity begins, such as the clearing of Telstra’s pits and ducts. The NBN will update its online maps in…

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