New teams to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Warrumbungle shire and Condobolin

The Condobolin community and Warrumbungle shire have taken up the challenge of preventing drug and alcohol-related harm, by forming officially recognised Local Drug Action Teams (LDAT). Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton welcomed the formation of the Condobolin ‘Men-to-ring’ around us LDAT, formed by Western Plains Regional Development Incorporation, and…

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New teaching facilities for rural doctor training in Dubbo

Photo Caption: Paul Richardson (Patterson Building Group), Scott Biggs, Prof Cheryl Jones, A/Prof Mark Arnold and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. New purpose-built teaching facilities that will train the next generation of rural GPs in Dubbo following the Morrison McCormack Government’s investment of more than $9 million to start construction. Federal Regional Health Minister and…

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New scholarships for rural arts leaders

Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes, has invited aspiring arts leaders living in regional and rural Australia to apply for a new scholarship to further develop their leadership skills.   “The Australia Council Scholarship will provide $150,000 over the next three years for three high-performing regional arts leaders to participate in the Australian Rural Leadership…

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