Coulton’s Catch-up for the week ending 13 January

$110 million additional investment in child and youth mental health The Coalition Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians. We know that around four million Australians experience a mental health condition every year.…

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7,000 trees to be planted at Moree Ski Gardens

Seven thousand trees will be planted at the Moree Water Park by June 2020 thanks to a $29,500 grant from the Nationals-Liberal Government for new revegetation projects that directly help recover threatened ecological communities or threatened species. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced the funding for a partnership between the Moree Water Ski Club,…

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$350,000 funding boost for MET School, Condobolin

A grant of $350,000 will result in the construction of two primary general learning areas for the MET School, Condobolin thanks to a nationwide funding program run by the Nationals-Liberal Government.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said apart from the learning areas there would be the construction of withdrawal spaces, pupil amenities and store-rooms…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 2 December

Nationals welcome Banking Royal Commission The Federal Nationals have welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a Royal Commission into banks and financial services. This comprehensive inquiry became necessary to restore trust and confidence in Australia’s banking and financial sector following years of concerns, particularly in rural and regional communities, about alleged misconduct and unethical behaviour…

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Steady progress on the Inland Rail as Government confirms Narromine to Narrabri corridor

Community input will drive progress on the Narromine to Narrabri section of the transformational Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project, as the preferred study corridor for the section was today confirmed by Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester. Mr Chester said the corridor was chosen following community consultation and extensive engineering reports. “The…

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