Voluntary Standards for Olive Oil Industry

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (21:11): I too rise to speak on the motion introduced by the member for Kingston. I commend her on her valiant effort in failing health as she battled through her speech, perhaps in need of a little olive oil herself. While I completely agree with the sentiment of the…

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Vital upgrades to Indigenous health facilities

The Federal Government has dedicated more than $680,000 to Indigenous health providers in the Parkes electorate, Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said the funding will be used for vital upgrades to help staff continue delivering quality care to local Indigenous people, and is part of the Coalition Government’s $2.7 million Service…

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Visit to the School of Dentistry at CSU

 Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton MP will visit the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences at Charles Sturt University while in Dubbo. They will also visit the University of Sydney’s School of Rural Health campus in Dubbo and meet with workers at the Royal…

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VISIT TO MOREE AIR FORCE CADETS

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence, Darren Chester, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today met with the Moree Air Force cadets. The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a youth oriented organisation that is administered and actively supported by the Royal Australian Air Force. “Australia’s Air Force Cadet organisation has nearly 6000…

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VET FEE-HELP loan reforms give students more protection

Vocational education and training (VET) providers and brokers will be required to give students more information and more time to consider their payment options, following the Federal Government’s changes to the VET FEE-HELP scheme.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the vast majority of training providers delivered high quality training that gave students…

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Upgrade set for amenities block at Gulargambone Racecourse and Showground

The Trustee for Gulargambone Racecourse and Showground Trust has been successful in securing funding from the Commonwealth Government to upgrade the amenities block at the local showground and racecourse. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $20,000 towards this upgrade project through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). Mr Coulton…

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