Making farming smarter in the Parkes Electorate

 New on-the-ground projects will give farmers in the Parkes Electorate more tools and research to help them reduce farm costs, increase productivity and achieve greater returns at the farmgate. Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said Minister Joyce had approved funding for 31 new projects across Australia as part of the Australian Government’s $21.2 million dollar…

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Make your opinion count: 10 days left to “Get out of the City”, says Coulton

01 March 2017 The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has urged regional Australians to have their say on plans to decentralise more government offices and agencies to country Australia as part of The Nationals plan to boost job opportunities in the bush. Launching the new Get out of the City Campaign (getoutofthecity.com.au), which aims to drive submissions from country Australia…

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Make this Friday Fatality Free

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has encouraged residents in Regional New South Wales to consider road safety as the campaign for Fatality Free Friday continues into its eight year. Mr Coulton said that road safety is absolutely paramount in regional areas. “In the regions, safety on the roads is so important. Tragically, we lose…

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Main Road 353 officially opened

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton and Mayor of Wellington, Councillor Rod Buhr, have officially opened Main Road 353 at a ribbon cutting ceremony held near Comobella Hall.   The official opening was dedicated to the completion of sealing and upgrade works to the Main Road 353, the Wellington to Golden Highway roadway.    “It…

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Maayu Mali officially opens in Moree

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has officially opened the Maayu Mali Residential Rehabilitation Centre in Moree today.   Maayu Mali is one of the key initiatives funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) with $3 million committed to establishing the centre.   Mr Coulton has seen first-hand the issues that drug and…

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Maari Ma Health secures NDIS funding

Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation in Broken Hill has received $20,000 in Federal Government assistance to support its transition into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The organisation is one of the successful recipients sharing in $9 million under the second round of Transition Assistance Funding, through the Boosting the Local Care Workforce program. Federal…

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