Pollies in the Pub at Wanaaring a Success

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, recently had the chance to catch up with some locals at Wanaaring to discuss issues affecting the community. Mr Coulton said that the “Pollies in Pub” format was particularly effective way for community members to engage with their elected representatives in an informal way. The session was held at…

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Polio- $100 million commitment over 5 years

  I would like to thank the member for Fremantle for bringing this motion into the House and having such an important issue debated in this place. I would also like to acknowledge the fact that the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, at the Rotary conference in Sydney a couple of weeks ago, committed Australia to another…

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Polio Australia

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has met with Polio Australia in Canberra as a part of the ongoing campaign to eradicate Polio and to highlight the importance of services for those in the post-polio community. Mr Coulton said that Polio Australia is a very active group that works towards providing support to nearly 400,000…

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Petition presentation in Parliament represents integral step of Cancer Care Centre process

An integral step demonstrating support for the Western New South Wales integrated cancer care centre has taken place with the presentation to the Australian Parliament of a petition containing more than 45,000 signatures. Presenting the petition, the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said each of the 45,961 signatures proved there was overwhelming support for…

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PCYC Dubbo to share in Federal funding

Dubbo’s PCYC will share in a $1,987,634 Federal Government grant to help at-risk youth secure employment and gain real-life skills. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced the funding today, which has been committed to PCYC NSW under Round 3 of the Coalition’s $30 million Safer Communities Fund. “I’d like to commend PCYC NSW on successfully…

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