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ABC Heywire winner Matt Johnston recognised in Canberra

Media Release HEYWIRE Competition winner, Wellington-born Matt Johnston, was recognised in Canberra this morning as part of the ABC’s Heywire Regional Youth Summit. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton joined in congratulating the young storyteller at an event at Parliament House this morning. [caption id="attachment_4570" align="alignleft" width="582"] Matt Johnston with...

Burra Bee Dee Project artwork presented to Minister

Media Release Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was very pleased to present the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion with a piece of Aboriginal artwork from his electorate at Parliament House in Canberra today. When visiting Coonabarabran late last year, Mr Coulton was...

Sharing ideas, encouraging innovation and realising the potential of western NSW

Media release FEDERAL Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton today welcomed the announced nationwide community consultations which will inform the Australian Government’s new regional development policy. “Regional Australia is at the forefront of Australia’s productivity and prosperity,” Mr Coulton said. Regional Australia is the beneficiary of a number...

Schools safer for start of school year

Media Release A PROGRAM to deliver every school in NSW with at least one set of school zone flashing lights has been completed, marking an historic milestone in road safety as students return to class for the 2016 school year. NSW Premier Mike Baird, Minister for Roads Duncan...