Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is encouraging people who are concerned about the impact the Murray-Darling Basin Plan will have on their communities or businesses, to prepare submissions to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority before the April 16 deadline.
“The consultation period for the Mur... ... (03-Apr)
The announcement by the Gillard Government that work will commence to connect Dubbo and Mudgee to the National Broadband Network within three years and one year respectively should be met with some scepticism, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said today.
“First and foremost I understand how important... ... (30-Mar)
Residents in the flood affected local government area Walgett will now be eligible for the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has declared today.
Mr Coulton said the Attorney-General Nicola Roxon confirmed today that the AG... ... (23-Mar)
The Federal Coalition will introduce a Private Member’s Bill into Parliament this week that will require the Gillard Government to commit to the remaining funding allocated for the Solar Hot Water Rebate Scheme, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton stated today.
Two weeks ago the Gillard ... ... (13-Mar)
Three local Parkes Electorate Men’s Sheds will receive a funding boost after being successful in Round 3 of the Shed Development Grants administered by the Australian Men’s Shed Association, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said today.
The Shed Development Grants provide direc... ... (05-Mar)
Further assistance for primary producers and small business in the Walgett Shire Council has been welcomed by Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton.
The NSW Government announced today that theCommonwealth Government’sCategory C declaration has been extended to the Walgett Shire Cou... ... (02-Mar)
Member for Parkes Mark Coulton will be on leave from Wednesday 22nd February 2012 until further advised.
Mr Coulton requires surgery to remove a kidney. This is expected to be a straightforward procedure requiring a few days in hospital and three to four weeks recovery period.
... ... (22-Feb)
The Federal Nationals team have supported their Leader Warren Truss in a walk out of Question Time today.
Chief Nationals Whip Mark Coulton said this was a spontaneous response when Mr Truss was ejected from the House of Representatives under Rule 94A.
This is the first tim... ... (16-Feb)
Regional and rural Australians have been dealt a blow today with the Gillard Government passing legislation to means-test the Private Health Insurance Rebate, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton stated.
Mr Coulton said this was an incredibly short sighted piece of legislation that will s... ... (15-Feb)
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has spoken in Parliament about the need for a regular funding stream to recognise the many services regional and rural local governments provide for their ratepayers.
Mr Coulton has been a passionate advocate for local government recognition, h... ... (14-Feb)