$1.5m to reduce family violence in Bourke, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has announced up to $1.5 million for a tailored project to address family violence experienced by Indigenous women and children in Bourke.   Mr Coulton and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the funding formed part of the $25 million Indigenous-focused package under the Third Action…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 22 July

Calls for submissions to regional education review Members of the Electorate of Parkes community are invited to have their say in a landmark review into regional, rural and remote education initiated by the Nationals/Liberal Government.  This marks an important milestone of the independent review with the release of a discussion paper and launch of an…

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Lively Linseed brings CoOL products to shoppers

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Mullaley-district’s Lively Linseed Products is one of the growing numbers of local businesses adopting Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) early, helping consumers make the home-grown choice. Mr Coulton hosted the Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, on a visit to Lively…

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Coulton’s catch-up week ending 15 July

Grants boosting general practice in Cobar and Broken Hill  Patients in Broken Hill and Cobar will soon feel the benefits of improved facilities with almost $250,000 of Federal Government grants going to the Broken Hill Occupational Health and Therapy Rehab Solutions and Cobar Primary Health Care practices. The practices are amongst 67 that were offered…

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Grants available for supporting younger veterans, says Coulton

The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton encourages community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans.     Mr Coulton said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military.…

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