New Funding To Prevent Drowning

 The Australian Government has stepped up efforts to reduce the number of drowning deaths with the latest statistics showing 266 Australians drowned in the last year. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said the Royal Life Saving Society Drowning Report 2014 showed too many lives were being lost to drowning. Mr Coulton said the Minister…

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New funding helps Bourke tackle violence against women

Bourke Aboriginal Health Service (BAHS) has been awarded $150,000 from the Commonwealth Government to help address domestic and family violence.   The Building Safe Communities for Women grant will enable BAHS to run workshops with the Bourke community to develop actions that will address domestic and family violence.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton…

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New child care system to make life simpler for families

The Coalition Government this week introduced legislation to provide simpler, more affordable and flexible child care for families across Australia.   Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government will invest almost $40 billion over the next four years to provide greater child care choices for more than 1.2 million families across Australia under…

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