Funding for Sporting Schools now open

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said sporting opportunities for children were set to expand now that local primary schools could apply for funding through the Abbott Government’s $100 million Sporting Schools programme.   Mr Coulton said the before, during and after school hours sporting programme is designed to deliver sports for local schools’ particular…

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Funding for Indigenous language and arts

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has today announced $750,000 in funding for preserving Indigenous language and arts across his electorate. The funding comes from the 2018-19 Indigenous Languages and Arts program funding round, and will support Indigenous communities in Broken Hill, Coonamble and Lightning Ridge. “Three grants have been awarded in my electorate under…

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Funding for a better headspace

Mental health care for young Australians is set for a $51.8 million funding boost. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Federal Government’s extra investment in the national network of headspace centres and the digital portal, eheadspace, will benefit young people in his electorate. “Young people will soon have access to additional services, shorter wait…

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