Coulton’s Catch Up 1st December

 There has been a lot of heat in the discussion over funding for public broadcasters over the last week- let’s look at the facts of the situation. 1.       The ABC will continue to receive $5.1 billion dollars in funding over the next 5 years. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is a large organisation receiving more than…

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$956,500 to help 80 Indigenous people prepare for entry into the NSW Police Force

 80 Indigenous Australians will be given the skills necessary to enter the NSW Police College in Goulburn through the further investment by the Australian Government in a NSW pre-employment programme. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today announced additional funding of $956,500 for the Indigenous Police Recruitment Our…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 24th November

 Christmas is fast approaching and with more than 2,200 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel deployed overseas on operations Australians are being asked to spare a thought for our troops who won’t be able to spend Christmas with their families and friends. The best and most effective way to show support is to send an email…

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VISIT TO MOREE AIR FORCE CADETS

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence, Darren Chester, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today met with the Moree Air Force cadets. The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a youth oriented organisation that is administered and actively supported by the Royal Australian Air Force. “Australia’s Air Force Cadet organisation has nearly 6000…

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MOREE BOOMERANGS RECOGNISED WITH GOOD SPORTS AWARD

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, today congratulated the Moree Boomerangs Rugby League Football Club, on being named the Good Sports Awards’ National Good Sports Club of the Year in Melbourne. The Good Sports Awards recognise sporting clubs that promote healthy lifestyles and reduce excessive alcohol consumption. Organised by the Australian Drug Foundation, the Good…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 17th November

 After years of neglect under the Labor Government, the Coalition is putting the focus back on agriculture. The Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be the basis for the Government’s policy platform for the agricultural sector. This policy will emphasise the important part that agriculture plays in the Australian economy. The final White Paper is due…

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