Clontarf Foundation

 I rise tonight to bring to the attention of the House a wonderful organisation that operates around Australia-the Clontarf Foundation. Clontarf was started in Western Australia approximately 15 years ago. It is a football academy specifically for Aboriginal boys. It was based originally around Australian Rules and for probably the first 10 or 12 years…

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Clontarf

 I rise to speak once again about the great work of the Clontarf Foundation. The Clontarf Foundation was first established in 2000 in Western Australia by Gerard Neesham, a former coach of the West Coast Eagles. It is an academy for Aboriginal boys in high school. From those beginnings with just 25 boys in 2000…

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Christmas comes early for western region shows with Federal grants

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton with Coonamble Show Society President Henry Moxham. Agricultural show societies in the western region are set to receive a total of $40,400 to help ease cash-flow pressures and look to next year’s shows with optimism, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced. Baradine, Mendooran, Coonamble, Gulargambone,…

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Christmas comes early for St Brigid’s Primary School with $1.4 million grant

Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Services Mark Coulton has today announced St Brigid’s Primary School in Coonamble will benefit from new learning areas and pupil facilities, thanks to a Coalition Government grant. Mr Coulton said the Government would provide $1,494,242 towards the school’s infrastructure project through the Capital Grants Program. “I’m thrilled…

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