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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Empowering YOUth round 2 now open

The Coalition Government’s focus on ensuring young Australians are job ready has been strengthened with the launch of grant guidelines for the second round of the Empowering YOUth Initiatives. Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said the Government is inviting not-for-profit community organisations to put forward innovative ways to help young people at…

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Coulton’s Catch Up

Federal funding towards Dubbo Airport upgrade I was very pleased to host the Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Minister for Regional Development, Fiona Nash in Dubbo last week to announce Federal funding for Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) towards their project to upgrade Dubbo Airport and its Aeromedical Facilities. DRC was successful in securing over…

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Local students to benefit from VET Student Loans

The Coalition Government’s new VET Student Loans program is a “win-win” for local students and taxpayers that will ensure public funding is used only to support high quality vocational and skills courses. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the new VET Student Loans will be introduced from 1 January 2017, replacing Labor’s failed VET…

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