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The Hon Mark Coulton MP
Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of rolling out COVID-19 vaccines to regional, remote and rural Australia, with almost 500 facilities in New South Wales signed up to administer the vaccine.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton on 13 April 2021 - ABC Western Plains with Nic Healy about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine delivery targets.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton on 8 April 2021 - ABC New England North West Breakfast with Kristy Reading about COVID-19 vaccine rollout in regional and rural Australia.
Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton MP, chaired the 12th special rural and remote health COVID-19 roundtable with members of the Rural Health Stakeholder group.
Providing access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to regional, rural and remote Australians is a key priority of the Australian Government.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton on 26 March 2021 - Sky First Edition with Peter Stefanovic about the rural vaccine rollout.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton on ABC Mid North Coast, NSW Statewide Drive with Anna Moulder about the vaccination rollout in Australia and Papa New Guinea
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton on Radio 2VM about the Inland rail project in Moree, Women’s march in Canberra and COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Read Minister Coulton's speech to the Rural Maternal Care in Australia and Establishment of the Rural Generalist Training Scheme.
Up to 400 general practitioners will train to work in regional Australia over the next four years, with the establishment today of the Coalition Government’s Rural Generalist Training Scheme (RGTS) to boost doctor numbers in the bush.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton's press conference on 16 March about with the National Rural Health Commissioner, RDAA and ACRRM about rural healthservices and COVID vaccinations.
Read the transcript of Minister Colbeck on SKY News with Laura Jayes about the rural vaccine rollout.
Australia’s first Indigenous pharmacist, Associate Professor Dr Faye McMillan started in her new role this week, as one of two new Deputy National Rural Health Commissioners that will play a key role in the Federal Government’s agenda to increase access to rural health services.
Robinvale and Dareton join more 15 remote areas around the country that will benefit from an announcement today by the Coalition Government to attract more doctors to their communities.
Forbes, Parkes and the surrounding communities will benefit from new primary health care models to improve access to local health care and provide better continuity of care for rural patients.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton's interview with Debra Pearce on ABC Mildura, Breakfast on COVID-19 vaccination rollout in regional communities.
A 2020 report on organ and tissue donation and transplantation shows that despite the significant impact of COVID-19, around 4,000 Australians benefitted from the gift of organ, eye, and tissue donation from a deceased donor.
Rural and Indigenous health experts are meeting regularly to ensure rural communities continue to be central to the phased rollout of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton's interview with Anna Moulder on ABC South East, Statewide Drive on 22 February about the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout in rural and regional areas.
A new era of medical training is underway with the start of three new medical school programs in the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network (MDMSN), including students today at Charles Sturt and Western Sydney Universities’ Orange campus.
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.
Australians are being urged to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation by strapping on their joggers and striding out as part of the 15th annual Gift of Life DonateLife Walk.