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Green Army team leading the way in Condobolin

Monday, 06 July 2015

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, was delighted to attend the launch of the Mid-Lachlan Lakes, Woodlands and Cultural Heritage Restoration Green Army project in Condobolin last week.  ... Read more...

Green Army team leading the way in Condobolin


VET FEE-HELP loan reforms give students more protection

Monday, 06 July 2015

Vocational education and training (VET) providers and brokers will be required to give students more information and more time to consider their payment options, following the Federal Government’s changes to the VET FEE-HELP scheme.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the vast majority of training providers delivered high quality training that gave students real skills for real j... Read more...


New jobactive services up and running across the Parkes Electorate

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has today welcomed the start of the Australian Government’s new employment service – jobactive.   “jobactive is the Government’s new $6.8 billion employment service which will help more job seekers in our region to secure a job,” Mr Coulton said.   “Through jobactive, local job seekers can receive help to prepare a resume, look for work, prepar... Read more...


Fuel excise change a major boost for local roads

Monday, 29 June 2015

Local Councils across the Parkes electorate are set to receive a major boost in funding towards local roads and streets thanks to extra revenue that will be raised through fuel excise indexation over the next decade.   $1.105 billion extra funding will be made available to councils across Australia for vital road upgrades through the Roads to Recovery Programme over the next two years. ... Read more...



Monday, 06 July 2015

Over the weekend, the Coalition Government released its much anticipated Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper.   This White Paper delivers on a key Coalition election commitment and sets the future direction of agricultural policy to drive long-term growth and prosperity across rural and regional Australia.   For the first time, Australia has a long-term plan to strengthen and su... Read more...