Inland Rail listening tour continues

A roundtable meeting being held today at Coonamble in New South Wales is part of ongoing work to build and maintain trust and transparency with local communities and stakeholders, on the Brisbane to Melbourne Inland Rail project. The meeting also demonstrates the Australian Government’s commitment to ensure local businesses and regional communities have the right…

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Mental health investment in Parkes electorate

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced a mental health investment of $6 million in the Parkes electorate, further supporting communities affected by the drought. The funding is part of the Coalition Government’s additional $15.5 million to support mental health services throughout Australia, and will deliver $3 million each over two years from 2018-2019 to…

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Trangie Men’s Shed funding boost

Trangie Men’s Shed has received a $4,695 grant under round 17 of the Federal Government’s National Shed Development Programme, announced by Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton recently. Mr Coulton visited the Men’s Shed today to formally congratulate the recipients, also enjoying a barbeque with locals. “I believe this funding will go a long way.…

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Grants set to flow for community groups, Coulton announces

Not-for-profit community organisations in the Parkes electorate can now apply for small grants to deliver projects in drought-affected areas, through the Coalition Government’s $15 million investment in the Regional Drought Communities Small Grants Program. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging eligible community organisations to start applying for the funding.  “As the tough times…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 19 October 2018

Photo Caption: Robyn and Mark Coulton with Jillian Kilby. Parliamentary sitting fortnight commences I spent last week at Parliament House in Canberra, marking the commencement of another parliamentary sitting fortnight.  During the week I had the privilege of speaking to students and staff from St Joseph's School Mungindi and St Joseph's Warialda, as well as…

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