Inland Rail regional office opening in Moree

A new regional office will open soon in Moree to support communities and local businesses from Narrabri to the New South Wales/Queensland border to identify and connect to the benefits of Inland Rail. A strong advocate for the design and delivery of Inland Rail, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development,…

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Get involved, says local MP – NAIDOC Week

The local Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, is encouraging his constituents to engage with Australia’s unique culture and heritage this NAIDOC Week. This year NAIDOC Week takes on the theme Voice. Treaty. Truth – Let’s work together for a shared future, echoing the call for constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Mr…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 28 June 2019

Australia’s 27th Governor-General and 46th Parliament On Monday 1 July, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) will be sworn in as the 27thGovernor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. General Hurley’s appointment was approved by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in December 2018 following a recommendation being made by the Prime Minister. General Hurley…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 21 June 2019

Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly As the newly appointed Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government it was a privilege to be in Canberra last week for the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) National General Assembly (NGA). The NGA is held each year and is the largest gathering of elected local government…

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