Coulton’s Catch Up 14th July

 Last week we saw another attempt from the activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to disrupt an agricultural industry. The footage was strategically released and designed to sensationalize the mistreatment of sheep during shearing. PETA have shown their aggressive tactics before and the footage cannot be taken at face value. There…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 7th July

 An alarming study commissioned by Woolworths earlier this year showed some shocking statistics when it comes to knowing where our food comes from. According to the study of over 1600 children aged between six and 17 year olds more than 60% did not know that mint grows from the ground and 92% didn’t know that…

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Visit to the School of Dentistry at CSU

 Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton MP will visit the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences at Charles Sturt University while in Dubbo. They will also visit the University of Sydney’s School of Rural Health campus in Dubbo and meet with workers at the Royal…

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Funding to Improve Health and Safety of Farmers

 An innovative programme that seeks to prevent Australian farmers from being injured or dying at work has received a $375,000 funding boost from the Australian Government. Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced one-off funding of $375,000 for the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS) in…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 30th June

 The Coalition recognises the important part that General Practitioners play in delivering health services in regional Australia. In the 2014/15 Budget the Coalition Government has allocated $52.5 million to rural and regional areas across Australia for general practices to build facilities needed in order for GPs to take on more trainees. This funding will be…

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Abbott Government helps keep Western NSW child care services mobile

 Mobile child care services supporting communities in the Parkes Electorate where no other viable permanent option exists will share in more than $2 million worth of support from the Abbott Government, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, announced today. The Government supports mobile child care providers servicing regional, remote, rural, disadvantaged and indigenous communities through…

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Coulton congratulates communities on FRRR Grants

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has congratulated communities across Western New South Wales on their grant applications though the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). Mr Coulton said that the not for profit organisation has done a fantastic job of supporting regional communities for twenty five years. “Regional communities face certain challenges because…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 23rd June

 Recently we have seen Australian sporting teams on the world stage in various codes with varying success. Our national interest in sport is something to be celebrated at the local level. Sport can foster a healthy and active lifestyle which is to the benefit of all communities. The Federal Government announced as a part of…

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