Coulton’s catch-up for week ending Oct 21

300,000 small businesses benefit from instant asset write-off Almost 300,000 Australian small businesses have taken advantage of the Nationals-Liberal Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data. The instant asset write-off is directly helping small business bottom lines and improving cash flow for small business which means more investment in local communities, higher…

Coulton’s Catch-up for week ending 14 October

Digital assistants helping people complete claims online New digital assistants on the Department of Human Services’ website are answering simple questions and helping people complete their claims for family and student payments online so people don’t have to pick up the phone. Digital assistant ‘Sam’ is one component of the Government’s $1 billion investment in…

Coulton’s catch-up, week ending 19 August

Last week Members of Parliament had the opportunity to engage in discussion and provide feedback to Professor John Halsey, who has been charged with overseeing the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education. Regional, Rural and Remote Australia is well represented in the Electorate of Parkes. The problems faced by young people from this…