Coulton backs young sporting champions

Young athletes looking for financial assistance to support their involvement in sport are encouraged to apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government is committed to getting Australian kids more active, more often and is encouraging young athletes, coaches and officials to apply for a…

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Coulton backs volunteers this National Volunteer Week

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, is encouraging locals to volunteer their time this National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week runs from 21 to 27 May and honours the more than eight million Australians who volunteer their time in the community. Mr Coulton said there are more than 27,000 volunteers in the Parkes electorate. “Volunteers are…

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Coulton Backs Roads To Recovery

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has spoken in favour of the continuation of the Federal Government’s popular Roads to Recovery program. Mr Coulton said that farms and businesses in the Parkes Electorate rely on local roads and that the Roads to Recovery Program had support from both sides of politics. “The Roads to Recovery…

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Coulton announces $15,000 for Men’s Sheds

Men’s Sheds in Western New South Wales will share in more than $15,000 to support men’s health and wellbeing, as funding rolls out from another round of the Federal Government’s National Shed Development Programme. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today congratulated three Men’s Sheds in his electorate which have been successful in their applications –…

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Coulon’s Catch Up – Powering local community groups, Supporting country shows, Changes to Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, National plan to end violence against women and children

Powering local community groups Power bills are often one of the biggest overheads for not-for-profit organisations, so I was thrilled to announce last week that 10 community groups in the Parkes electorate will share in a total of $67,700 to help reduce their energy costs. Provided through the Federal Government’s Powering Communities Program, the grants…

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