Petition presentation in Parliament represents integral step of Cancer Care Centre process

An integral step demonstrating support for the Western New South Wales integrated cancer care centre has taken place with the presentation to the Australian Parliament of a petition containing more than 45,000 signatures. Presenting the petition, the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said each of the 45,961 signatures proved there was overwhelming support for…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 7 NOVEMBER

Giving our local youth a go I am very proud to be part of a Federal Government that is getting young Australians ready and able to join the workforce through the Coalition Government’s innovative Youth Jobs PaTH programme. Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) will help increase young people’s job prospects by ensuring they are better prepared…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 31 OCTOBER

Assistant Minister for Rural Health visits Dubbo I was very pleased to host my National Party colleague, Assistant Minister for Rural Health Dr David Gillespie, in Dubbo last week. Minister Gillespie was appointed to the Rural Health portfolio following the Federal election in July this year. He comes with an extensive medical background including 21…

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Grant to preserve local heritage

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts and Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes, have announced funding for the Old Dubbo Gaol through the Community Heritage Grants Program. “I am pleased to announce that the Old Dubbo Gaol has received $4,500 through the Australian Government’s Community Heritage Grants Program,” Mr Coulton said. “This…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 24 OCTOBER

Veterans Health Week 2016 Encouraging health and wellbeing and tackling the challenges faced by veterans and their families is a priority for the Australian Government. Veterans’ Health Week runs from 22-30 October and this year focuses on social connection, with more than 300 events planned around the country. We owe enormous gratitude to the men…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 17 OCTOBER

Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement In conjunction with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Canberra last week, the Coalition Government delivered a comprehensive update of Australia’s second oldest free trade agreement, creating significant opportunities for local service providers and professionals to expand their business. The updated Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) delivers greater access…

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