Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 3 August 2018

Grants for sporting infrastructure I encourage local sporting groups in the Parkes electorate to apply for funding available through a national grant program that will boost community sporting infrastructure. The $29.7 million Community Sport Infrastructure grant program was recently launched by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie. This grant program enables sport and community organisations to…

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$1.8 million for dairy technology, Coulton announces

Dairy farmers will soon be able to gather critical, timely data on the ovulation status of their cows, thanks to Federal Government funding of $1.8 million that has been awarded to Burren Junction-based company, Biotics Pty Ltd. Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, today announced the funding, which comes from the Coalition Government’s Cooperative…

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$1 million for Indigenous mothers and babies

Indigenous communities in Bourke, Dubbo and Moree will reap the benefits of a successful health program for mothers and babies, thanks to more than $1 million in Coalition Government funding. Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, today announced that Bourke Aboriginal Health Service, Dubbo Aboriginal Corporation Health Service and Pius-X Aboriginal Corporation in Moree…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 20 July 2018

Funding for financially vulnerable I am calling on local community organisations to apply for funding to support financially vulnerable Australians access critical services in the Parkes electorate. The Federal Government is providing $328 million in grant funding for community organisations to administer financial crisis assistance and education programs, through the Financial Wellbeing and Capability Activity…

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Sod turn at Curlewis Pipeline

Residents of the rural township of Curlewis are now closer to a guaranteed water supply, with today marking the official sod turn of the $5.2 million Curlewis Pipeline Project. Federal Member for Parkes was joined by Mayor of Gunnedah Shire Council, Jamie Chaffey, Gunnedah Shire Council staff and representatives from TCM Civil Pty Ltd at…

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