Tailored support for Indigenous university students

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the passing of amendments to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 by Parliament last week. The amendments, introduced into the chamber by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, will deliver significant benefits to Indigenous students, including those who study at Charles Sturt University Dubbo Campus, University…

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Men’s Sheds support local men’s health

Local community Men’s Shed will share in a total of over $18,000 from the Coalition Government to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing across Western New South Wales. The grants are part of $400,000 in national funding which will be distributed to 93 community Men’s Sheds across Australia. Announcing the grants today, Federal Member…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 14 NOVEMBER

The work of McGrath Foundation Breast Care nurses is renowned for supporting Australians touched by breast cancer. It is therefore extremely pleasing to be part of a Coalition Government which has provided $20 million over four years in new funding for McGrath Breast Care nurses to ensure ongoing support for people being treated for breast…

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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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