Landcare award nominations now open, says Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging interested locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting  the environment and delivering more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards. Mr Coulton said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and commitment. “Landcare…

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Mark Coulton welcomes funding estimator for Parkes Electorate schools

Parkes Electorate parents, teachers, principals and school communities will benefit from a new schools’ funding estimator to see exactly how they stand to benefit from the Coalition Government’s new $18.6 billion needs-based schools funding plan, the Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the new online estimator showed that school funding in regional…

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Coulton: a Federal Budget unlocking potential of Parkes Electorate

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said a Federal Budget of Opportunity, Security and Fairness will continue to unlock the potential of regional and rural communities within the Electorate of Parkes. “Residents and business owners in the Parkes Electorate will have new employment and investment opportunities and this funding will ensure our children and grandchildren…

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True needs-based funding for Parkes Electorate schools: Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government’s new plan for schools would mean a better targeted funding and evidence-based program for local students. Mr Coulton said the Government will grow education funding by an additional $18.6 billion for Australia’s schools over the next decade, starting from 2018. “We’re delivering the real needs-based…

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ACCC to report on actual broadband speeds: Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomes the announcement of a new program that will give consumers greater information on the speeds and experience they can expect from fixed-line broadband services delivered over the National Broadband Network (NBN). Mr Coulton said the Broadband Performance Monitoring and Reporting (BPMR) program, to be implemented by the Australian…

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