Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 scare for our regions, Boost for local road maintenance, Connecting regional Australians

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton recently met with Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Hollman to announce that Field Solutions Group was successful in receiving funding to deploy a fixed wireless network in the shire. COVID-19 scare for our regions It was disappointing last week to find out that a couple who tested…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 outbreak in Western NSW, Water security for Menindee graziers, recycling transformation

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) recently visited Narrabri’s Australian Recycled Plastics facility to announce the funding for its reprocessing capacity expansion. He is pictured with operations manager Terrence Duncan, co-owner Dale Smith and office manager Jennifer Grant. COVID-19 outbreak in Western NSW Unfortunately, COVID-19 entered our Western NSW community…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Committed to the Parkes electorate, Boost for Basin communities, Key measures now in place, NAIDOC Week a chance to heal

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton last week announced 15 projects in the Parkes electorate will share in more than $8 million in funding under the third round of the Federal Government’s Economic Development Program, including a $974,215 upgrade of the Back O’ Bourke Exhibition Centre. Committed to the Parkes electorate You’d be…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Commemorating Anzac Day, Powering Parkes electorate community groups, Helping job seekers relocate for work

Commemorating Anzac Day 2021 It was an honour to attend Anzac Day services in Warren and Dubbo last Sunday, paying my respects to our veterans for the great service and sacrifice they’ve made over the years, providing us with the freedoms we enjoy today. After not being able to commemorate as we normally would last…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Christmas wishes, Rural health milestone, Sky’s the limit for local produce, Cooking in Cooee

Photo Caption (L-R): Paul Richardson (Patterson Building Group), Scott Biggs, Prof Cheryl Jones, A/Prof Mark Arnold and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Have a safe and happy Christmas The tail-end of 2020 represents something different for each of us. It has been a year that heralds the resilience of regional Australia as we contend with…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Celebrating regions with DPM in town, Solid week in the west, Respiratory clinics continue to roll out

Photo Caption: Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with President of Wilcannia Forbes Central Council of St Vincent de Paul Society, Leo Woodman, at St Vincent de Paul in Broken Hill, which will upgrade its Bishop Fox meal facility with more than $336,000 under the Building Better Regions Fund. Celebrating regions with DPM in town It…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Calls to include Mungindi in Queensland border bubble, Shovels hit the ground, Funding for innovative drought resilience, Healthy Rivers grants now open projects,

Calls to include Mungindi in Queensland border bubble Minister for Agriculture and Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud and I wrote to both the Queensland and New South Wales Premiers last week, asking them to extend the Queensland border around the community of Mungindi. This comes in response to news that services at Mungindi Multipurpose…

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