Coulton’s Catch Up – Expanding the role of the National Rural Health Commissioner, Parkes Airports to take off with Federal Government funding

Expanding the role of the National Rural Health Commissioner The Australian Government is delivering on its commitment to improve health outcomes for regional Australians by expanding the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner and making the role permanent. Legislation I introduced to extend the Office passed both houses of Parliament this week, ensuring communities…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – National Rural Health Commissioner Bill, Instant Asset Write-off Extended, Farm Household Allowance Improved

National Rural Health Commissioner Bill I took great pride in introducing legislation in the House of Representatives, which will see the continuation and extension of the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner. The legislation will ensure rural communities and the rural health workforce will continue to have an independent advocate. The Office will take…

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Facelift for near century old Warren War Memorial

The Warren War Memorial, which has stood the test of time for almost one hundred years, will receive a facelift thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Warren Shire Council will be granted $10,000 to restore the memorial as well as $2,000…

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Funding ensures Moree war history is recorded

Another 200 pages of World War 1 history, recording the efforts of men and women from the Moree district who fought between 1916 and 1918, will be published thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. Parkes MP, Mark Coulton, said Moree and District Historical Society will be granted $4,500 to publish…

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Sacred Heart School, Boggabri Salutes Their Service

The entrance to Sacred Heart Primary School in Boggabri will become even more significant thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorative grants programme. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the school will be granted $6,410 to create a memorial garden to help commemorate the role that Australian service men and women…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – BBRF packs a punch for Parkes electorate, Helping older Australians stay connected, Aussie made campaign

BBRF packs a punch for Parkes electorate A highlight of my week was sharing the exciting news that the Parkes electorate stands to benefit from a whopping $18.8 million under the latest round of the Federal Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). A real standout was Cobar Shire Council which will receive a mammoth…

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BBRF success for Gunnedah with $19,935 grant

The Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 has delivered an enormous $18.8 million in grant funding for the electorate of Parkes, local Federal Member Mark Coulton has announced today. Mr Coulton said he is pleased Gunnedah will benefit from a $19,935 grant for Toy Libraries Australia to deliver seven Messy Play Days…

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