Coulton’s Catch Up – GPs join COVID-19 rollout as Phase 1B begins, New training scheme to boost bush doctors, Paying farmers for biodiversity

GPs join COVID-19 rollout as Phase 1B begins This week some of the most vulnerable people in the Parkes electorate will start to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination as Phase 1B begins. Phase 1B includes anyone aged 70 years and over, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 55 years and over, and people with…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Dubbo medical school construction underway, Inland Rail jobs available, New apprentice and trainee jobs for locals

Dubbo medical school construction underway To get more doctors in the bush, we need to train more doctors in the bush, so last week I was thrilled to have the opportunity to visit the construction site of the new medical school being built in Dubbo. Construction began recently, with work on the world-class facility expected…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $16 million road safety investment, Cash injection for two community projects, Murray-Darling Basin grants open

$16 million road safety investment for our region A whopping $16 million investment from the Federal and NSW Governments will see key infrastructure improvements underway in the Parkes electorate in the coming months. Last week I announced $8.9 million for safety upgrades to the Newell Highway at Redbank, south of Coonabarabran, $2.7 million for further…

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Road safety funding en route for Bloomfield Street

School children will be able to safely cross the busy Bloomfield Road in Gunnedah thanks to a $297,000 investment from the Australian and NSW Governments, as part of a $400 million blitz designed to reduce road trauma and save lives. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the…

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