CSU Dubbo receives top teaching grant

Charles Sturt University (CSU) has been successful in securing vital funding support from the Commonwealth Government for a project to improve the higher education experience of students in the region and around Australia. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today met with Head of Campus, Professor Jeannie Herbert, AM and Senior Lecturer in Health Science…

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Creative local student wins national competition to honour Australia’s Vietnam War sacrifice

A school student from Coonabarabran High School has a won a national competition to commemorate Australia’s Vietnam War veterans on the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said Annabelle Park was a worthy winner of the Federal Government’s Honouring Australian Vietnam Veterans Competition, which was open to…

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CREATING JOBS IN THE CENTRAL WEST AND NORTHERN NSW BY ROLLING OUT RAIL AND LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Creating local jobs and boosting local economies was the focus of a tour through Northern New South Wales by local Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.  Mr Coulton said the Coalition Government’s record investment in infrastructure was set to benefit local communities throughout his vast electorate, New South Wales and the nation.  “It is…

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COVIDSafe app: Federal Member urges community to get on board

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile app which launched yesterday. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile application which launched yesterday. Mr Coulton…

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout for regional, rural and remote Australians

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines into regional, rural and remote communities is an vital part of the Australian Government’s vaccine strategy to protect country people and managing the fight against the virus in the regions. The Australian Government is working with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, General Practices, state and territory governments, Primary Health Networks,…

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COVID-19 vaccination ready to roll in rural and remote Australia

Federal Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton said the Australian Government is committed to providing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines free to everyone in Australia – no matter where they live. “We are ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccines with hundreds of distribution points nationwide,” Minister Coulton said. “Further sites will be finalised in the coming…

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Coutlon’s Catchup – week ending 27 April 2018

Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education The Coalition Government has released an extensive report to guide efforts to overcome the educational divide between capital cities and regional and rural areas.   The final report of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education, led by Emeritus Professor Dr John Halsey will help ensure regional and…

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Country towns receive boost to attract doctors

Towns throughout the Parkes electorate are among 450 country towns who will find it easier to attract doctors under an overhauled GP Rural Incentives Program, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said.   Under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, some 450 country towns will receive increased subsidies to attract and retain…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 28 June 2019

Australia’s 27th Governor-General and 46th Parliament On Monday 1 July, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) will be sworn in as the 27thGovernor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. General Hurley’s appointment was approved by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in December 2018 following a recommendation being made by the Prime Minister. General Hurley…

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