Connecting job seekers and jobactive providers

The transition to the Australian Government’s new jobactive employment service took another step forward today with job seekers starting to receive advice about which local firm will help them to look for work in the future.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said that the Government’s new $6.8 billion jobactive employment service, which starts…

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Connecting health care for country communities

New primary health care models to improve health service delivery and address workforce shortages in rural areas will be trialled across southern and western NSW as part of the regional health package announced in this week’s Federal Budget. Regional Health Minister and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government is investing in first-of-a-kind…

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Condolence Motion on the Passing of Jimmy Little

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (16:52): I also acknowledge the passing of Jimmy Little last month in Dubbo. As the member for Parkes, the electorate that encompasses Dubbo, I would like to offer my condolences on behalf of the residents of my electorate to Jimmy Little’s family. I have been a country music fan…

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Condobolin welcomes tourists with Federal Government grant

Photo Caption (L-R): Lachlan Shire Council General Manager Greg Tory, Mayor John Medcalf OAM, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Acting Director Infrastructure Services Adrian Milne at the Condobolin Tourist Precinct earlier this week. The Condobolin Tourist Precinct dream is becoming a reality, thanks a $450,000 grant under the Federal Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions…

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Condobolin enters superfast broadband era

 Superfast broadband has arrived in Condobolin as the nbn makes services available to more than 1578 homes and businesses. Residents in Condobolin can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week. The Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes Mark Coulton said residents in Condobolin should take full advantage of the opportunities available…

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Competitive Selection Process Underway to Fix Mobile Black Spots in the Parkes Electorate

 Mobile black spots in the Parkes Electorate will be eligible for funding proposals under the Abbott Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme. The programme today reached a key milestone with the start of the formal competitive selection process to determine the location of new mobile phone base stations in regional and remote Australia. “The…

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