Mobile coverage boost for Silverton

Silverton residents and tourists will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends, with a satellite small cell now operational. Jointly funded by the Federal Government and Telstra under Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program, the small cell will provide new and improved…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Western NSW healthcare milestones, roads investment, support for those with Type 1 diabetes

Western NSW healthcare milestones We’re one step closer to providing patients in Dubbo and Western New South Wales with world-class cancer care. During the week we marked the commencement of demolition works to make way for the Western Cancer Centre to be built. I was joined by Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders, Chief Executive of…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Training more rural doctors, ABC Heywire winners, Uni students should claim early

Training more rural doctors As both Minister for Regional Health and Member for Parkes, I’m focused on addressing the maldistribution of doctors in the bush. That’s why I was proud to announce last week that 100 additional training places have been allocated to the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) to train more…

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