Telecommunications- Blackspot at Goolma

  Telecommunications in 2011 should be seen as one of the basic tenets of life. It should be seen as something that is available to all Australians. Indeed a mobile phone is the first point of call for most people, and in many places people have done away with their landlines and are operating completely…

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Tailored support for Indigenous university students

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the passing of amendments to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 by Parliament last week. The amendments, introduced into the chamber by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, will deliver significant benefits to Indigenous students, including those who study at Charles Sturt University Dubbo Campus, University…

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Tackling homelessness in the Electorate of Parkes

Young people at risk of homelessness in the Electorate of Parkes will receive greater support through increased Government funding. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government has provided more than $8 million to Reconnect services throughout the electorate. “Reconnect provides support and assistance to young people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless and…

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Supporting unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes

Unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes will benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the new support services are in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers are providing to their families, the community and the nation. “The Nationals-Liberal Government will…

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