Coulton’s Catch Up – Tour of Basin communities, Disaster recovery funding, Farewell to Ev

Photo caption: Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt (third from left) and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from right) pictured at the Collarenebri Primitive Camping Ground where the Collarenebri Bore Bath will be built, with Collarenebri Health Service Manager Suzanne Mahoney, Registered Nurse Marlise Latta, Walgett Shire councillor Lawrence Walford, Mayor Ian…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Timely reminder – get your skin checked, NAIDOC Week celebrations, Telestroke service for improved patient care

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Mark Coulton, and former Australian test cricketer and now farmer, Peter Taylor of Gurley near Moree, have thrown their support behind a campaign to raise awareness of non-melanoma skin cancer. Timely reminder – get your skin checked With many farming communities across the Parkes…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Three-step plan to combat COVID-19, Safer remote airstrips in the works, Short courses for upskilling

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with Lachlan Shire Council Mayor John Medcalf (right) and Deputy Mayor Paul Phillips (left) – Condobolin has received funding under the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Three-step plan to combat COVID-19 On Friday the Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that National Cabinet agreed to a three-stage framework for…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Supporting regional communities, Helping small business lower power bills, Small business tax cuts

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton attended the Namoi Unlimited board meeting and workshops at the Roxy Theatre in Bingara last week – Namoi Unlimited is a joint organisation of several councils in New South Wales, which includes two member councils in the Parkes electorate. Supporting regional communities It was great to be at…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Supporting best practice cancer care, Christmas comes early with ag show grants, Managing kangaroo grazing pressure, Heavy vehicle safety paramount

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton – it was a privilege to meet with Gail O’Brien AO (wife of the late Professor Chris O’Brien AO) and Catherine Lambert (Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations) during last week’s visit to the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse ‘You Can’ centre in Sydney, for adolescents and young adults…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Silverton Road to be upgraded, Grants available for community groups, Three Heywire winners in the Parkes electorate

Silverton Road to be upgraded I’m pleased to announce that work is this week beginning to seal and widen an 18-kilometre section of road that connects Broken Hill with the iconic Silverton. The $1.4 million project to upgrade Silverton Road will provide reliable, all-weather access to the historic mining village. Works involve widening the road…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Saluting Their Service with local grants, Funds on offer to build Stronger Communities, Stay secure when shopping online

Saluting Their Service with local grants I’m thrilled to announce that three groups in the Parkes electorate committed to preserving Australia’s military history have been awarded $18,000 under the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. Congratulations to the Moree Plains Shire Council, Condobolin RSL Club and Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Dubbo, all…

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