Coulton’s Catch Up – Calls to include Mungindi in Queensland border bubble, Shovels hit the ground, Funding for innovative drought resilience, Healthy Rivers grants now open projects,

Calls to include Mungindi in Queensland border bubble Minister for Agriculture and Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud and I wrote to both the Queensland and New South Wales Premiers last week, asking them to extend the Queensland border around the community of Mungindi. This comes in response to news that services at Mungindi Multipurpose…

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More grants on the way for Murray–Darling rivers and wetlands

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourages community groups, farmers and landholders across the Parkes electorate to apply for funding under the second round of the Healthy Rivers Program. The second round of the Coalition Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program is now open for applications. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said…

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Building drought resilient landscapes in the Parkes electorate

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) pictured with DCRA President Ian Gourley, University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus commercial cropping supervisor Kieran Shephard and Director Northern Region Agriculture Dr Guy Roth at the University of Sydney’s Narrabri campus, where three trial sites will be set up to utilise AquaTill technology thanks…

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Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton calls on Queensland Premier to reopen Mungindi MPHS

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is today calling on the Queensland Premier to reconsider the suspension of services at Mungindi Multipurpose Health Service (MPHS). Over the weekend, Mr Coulton was made aware that a range of services at Mungindi MPHS have been suspended, relocated or substantially amended because a majority of staff live on…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – Increased vaccine opportunities, Road safety funding for key freight routes, Awards for innovative young people

Increased vaccine opportunities Regional NSW remains under stay at home orders this week, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Western and Far West regions of the state. Over the past week I have been in regular contact with the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt in an effort to provide additional support to the…

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