Coulton’s Catch Up – Deputy Prime Minister in Dubbo, Sixth time standing for seat of Parkes, Safer Communities Fund now open

Photo caption: Royal Flying Doctor Service Federation Executive Director Frank Quinlan and South Eastern CEO Greg Sam, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack announce the partnership between the RFDS and the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Critical medical support during COVID-19, Elective surgery restrictions eased, 3 million additional flu vaccines

Photo Caption: Pictured at the recent announcement of a $52.8 million aeromedical retrieval package – Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with RFDS Federation Executive Director, Frank Quinlan (left) and RFDS South Eastern Section CEO, Greg Sam (right).   Critical medical support during COVID-19 Early…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins, Disaster assistance following storms and floods, Mobile Black Spot Program closing soon

Photo: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (centre) and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack (right) inspected DHL Supply Chain’s large scale ultra-cold storage infrastructure with DHL Australia CEO Saul Resnick last week. COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins This…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 stimulus progresses, Business hotline ramps up, NBN enhances data

COVID-19 stimulus progresses Last week I welcomed the news that Bills had passed Federal Parliament across two economic support packages worth $17.6 billion (package 1) and $66 billion (package 2). Farm Household Allowance, JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, parenting and special benefit payments will be boosted by a Coronavirus Supplement of $550 a fortnight from 27 April.…

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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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