Coalition investing in water security for Western NSW

The Coalition is getting on with the job of delivering our water infrastructure needs, today announcing $850,000 to fast-track a feasibility study into a new pipeline for Cobar and Nyngan. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced the funding, as part of…

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Government grant boosts local community commemorative project

The Western New South Wales (NSW) community of Nymagee has received $3,000 to ensure that the contribution of our local servicemen and women is appropriately honoured under the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service grants programme. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was in Nymagee last week and took the opportunity to present the local Progress…

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Inland Rail progress creating confidence in regional New South Wales

The Coalition’s transformational Inland Rail project will maximise job and growth opportunities resulting from new Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan and South Korea. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce today visited cotton processor Austcott Limited at Narrabri with Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Nationals Member for Parkes Mark…

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Support for Wee Waa District Historical Society

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was pleased to be in Wee Waa this week to present the local historical society with a cheque for $6,651 representing the Commonwealth Government’s contribution towards construction of the Namoi Echo Museum Pergola. Mr Coulton met with volunteers of the Wee Waa and District Historical Society to discuss details…

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Coulton secures election commitment for Cancer Centre

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has secured a $25 million election commitment for an integrated cancer centre that would be located at Dubbo Hospital. Mr Coulton welcomed today’s announcement that if the Coalition is re-elected to Government at the Federal election on 2 July 2016, a $25 million federal contribution will be made towards…

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Nationals secure another win for local farms and businesses

The Nationals have secured a win for local farmers and business operators with the Coalition Government this morning announcing a review of the non-permanent resident tax rate to backpackers that was due to come into effect on 1 July 2016. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed this morning’s announcement which addresses the concerns…

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Wellington aged care residents to benefit from CCTV installations

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has presented Wellington’s Committee for Provision of Aged Persons Accommodation Incorporated (PAPA) with a cheque for more than $7,000 which will contribute towards the organisation’s installation of CCTV cameras at local premises. Discussing the project with members of the PAPA, Mr Coulton said that the purchase and installation of…

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A sound and sensible budget to stimulate our local economy

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the 2016–17 Federal Budget as being a sound and sensible budget that offers good opportunities to stimulate the economy of Western New South Wales. Attending Parliament in Canberra last night, Mr Coulton said he was not surprised by Treasurer Scott Morrison’s approach to this budget. “I never…

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