New teams to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Warrumbungle shire and Condobolin

The Condobolin community and Warrumbungle shire have taken up the challenge of preventing drug and alcohol-related harm, by forming officially recognised Local Drug Action Teams (LDAT). Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton welcomed the formation of the Condobolin ‘Men-to-ring’ around us LDAT, formed by Western Plains Regional Development Incorporation, and…

Details

Investments flow through to NSW Murray-Darling Basin communities and the environment

The Coalition Government is delivering an investment of $7.5 million to New South Wales as part of its commitment to ensuring environmental water assets, native fish stocks and the sustainability of Basin communities. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the funding will deliver the important Fencing Northern Basin Riverbanks Program. “The…

Details

Coulton’s Catch Up – Deputy Prime Minister in Dubbo, Sixth time standing for seat of Parkes, Safer Communities Fund now open

Photo caption: Royal Flying Doctor Service Federation Executive Director Frank Quinlan and South Eastern CEO Greg Sam, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack announce the partnership between the RFDS and the…

Details

Inland Rail to save $170 million annually in transport costs

Photo caption: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack (left) and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) caught up with Concrete World Industries’ Dave Radel and Troy Paten to discuss how the Dubbo business has the potential to…

Details