Coulton’s Catch-up week ending April 15

It was an exciting time for the Parkes Electorate when the Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie visited Dubbo to announce a Regional Health Training Hub and a new University Department of Rural Health for Western NSW. Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to live, study and work in rural and regional Australia…

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ACCC to report on actual broadband speeds: Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomes the announcement of a new program that will give consumers greater information on the speeds and experience they can expect from fixed-line broadband services delivered over the National Broadband Network (NBN). Mr Coulton said the Broadband Performance Monitoring and Reporting (BPMR) program, to be implemented by the Australian…

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Coulton’s catch-up April 3

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring report to help flush out the crooks I welcome the release of the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report which will change the way our nation fights the scourge of ice. The Coalition Government provided the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) with a $3.6 million boost to detect ice hotspots,…

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Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement delivering for Parkes Electorate

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said agricultural and food exporters across the Parkes Electorate will enjoy even more benefits from the Japan–Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) from 1 April, with the latest round of tariff cuts taking effect. Mr Coulton said local exporters of beef, dairy, wine, seafood, cereals and horticulture products—and the farmers…

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