Entries for November 2011
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Government’s Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has confirmed that the European crisis is impacting Australia and that Labor’s record of debt and deficit has removed the economic buffer that Australia needs to protect it from internat... ... (30-Nov)
Phone and Internet users throughout regional and rural Australia have been given an extra opportunity to have their say on the telecommunications their areas need, said the Federal member for Parkes Mark Coulton today.
The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RT... ... (29-Nov)
More than a year after the release of the controversial Guide to the Basin, the final Draft of the Murray Darling Basin Plan has been released overnight. Federal Member for Parkes said the Draft leaves too many questions unanswered and fails to provide security for the 2.1 million Australian... ... (28-Nov)
The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has spoken out against the “backroom deals” that took place to aid the passing of the Government’s Mining Tax legislation.
Mr Coulton spoke in Parliament against the Minerals Resource Rent Tax and the related bills last night, and criticise... ... (23-Nov)
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is encouraging all Not-for-Profit organisations in the Parkes electorate to apply for Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF).
The Government will provide $200 million towards projects which address regional issues and prior... ... (09-Nov)
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed $2,962,590 in funding to the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) programs in the Parkes Electorate.
The funding will go towards strengthening employment assistance, training and supporting community initiatives in the ... ... (09-Nov)
The passage of the carbon tax through Parliament was confirmation in law of the Gillard Government’s betrayal of the Australian people said Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton.
“This new tax is a blow to the future of regional Australia and to local businesses in the Parkes elect... ... (08-Nov)
The Nationals have outlined a blueprint for coal seam gas development in Australia.
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton played an instrumental role in the development of the blueprint as the Parkes Electorate is facing significant CSG exploration.
“Coal seam gas exploration is ... ... (08-Nov)
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton attended a briefing by the CSIRO regarding Coal Seam Gas (CSG) in Australia in Parliament House yesterday. Mr Coulton believes this is one of the most significant issues facing his electorate and as such he requested a private briefing by Dr Peter Stone... ... (03-Nov)
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has spoken in Parliament highlighting the areas of the Parkes electorate that have limited to no mobile phone service.
“Telecommunications in 2011 should be seen as one of the basic tenets of life. It should be seen as something that is availa... ... (02-Nov)