Training Complaints Hotline

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has said that vocational education and training (VET) students now have a complaints hotline to bring rogue training providers to the attention of regulators. “Our Government is taking firm action to crack down on unscrupulous and misleading behaviour by some training providers and brokers, and this one-stop-shop hotline will…

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Toomelah community receives new meeting space

The $4.8 million community hall was designed to provide a communal meeting place and facilities for the community and external agencies The facility was built by the 21st Construction Squadron during the period May-December 2017 The northern NSW community of Toomelah can now enjoy their new $4.8 million community hall as the Australian Army hands…

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Toomelah

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (12:30): I rise today to speak about the issue of one of the communities in my electorate: the village of Toomelah. Toomelah has been in the national press this week again. I wanted to take this opportunity to address the House and express my opinion and concerns as to…

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Toomelah

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (10:27): Last night on its 7.30 program the ABC ran a very powerful piece, which I think is to be concluded tonight, about the village of Toomelah. Toomelah is a small Aboriginal community in the northern part of New South Wales at the top end of my electorate. Unfortunately,…

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Tick of approval for Dubbo Regional Council projects – Drought Communities Programme

Better shade for the local saleyards, and improved amenities for CBD shoppers are on the cards for Dubbo, with $440,000 worth of projects now approved under the Coalition’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP). Making the announcement from the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets today, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is delighted that Council has the…

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