Mobile black spot nomination deadline extended

The Federal Government today announced that the deadline for public nominations for Round 2 of the Mobile Black Spots Programme has been extended from 31 December 2015 to 15 January 2016.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton welcomes the extended deadline and said his office has already received a significant number of enquiries about…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 21ST DECEMBER

The Federal Government has released the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).   The purpose of the MYEFO is to provide an update on the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia.  It also provides an update on the Federal Government’s budgetary position.    It doesn’t come as any real surprise that the Government’s budgetary position…

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Additional aged care funding for Western towns

After spending time in Warren and Lake Cargelligo this week discussing aged care places with concerned residents, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is very pleased to announce the allocation of additional funding for aged care in rural towns across Western New South Wales.   Multi-Purpose Service providers in Warren, Coonamble, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge…

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Local organisation helps tackle smoking

Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) is participating in the Australian Government’s programme to help control tobacco use among Indigenous Australians and reduce smoking rates.   The Minister for Rural Health, Fiona Nash and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton  have announced that WACHS has been successful in the recent regional tobacco control grant round…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 14TH DECEMBER

I am very pleased to confirm that the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) will enter into force on Sunday, 20 December 2015 opening up fantastic opportunities for our local exporters.   This announcement by the Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP follows the ‘exchange of notes’ between both countries in…

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