Disaster Assistance extended for Western NSW following June’s severe storms and floods

Federal member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today welcomed the extension of disaster assistance following storms and flooding in June. Assistance will continue to be provided to the Narromine Shire Council through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Mr Coulton said he is dedicated to ensuring that residents across Western New…

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Working Holiday Maker Visa Holders Review

The Coalition Government today announced the commencement of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Working Holiday Maker visa holders. Assistant Minister Luke Hartsuyker, who has responsibility for agricultural workforce matters, will be leading the review. Federal Member for Parkes Mark…

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Dubbo resident receives two medals

Dubbo resident Mike Blake was presented with two significant medals at SES Headquarters in Dubbo this morning. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was very pleased to join Deputy Premier Troy Grant, NSW SES Macquarie Region Controller David Monk and SES Deputy Region Controller Phil Lalor in presenting Mr Blake with these significant medals. Mr…

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Roof replacement for Dubbo Men’s Shed

The Dubbo Men’s Shed Incorporated has successfully secured funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake a much needed replacement of the roof on the Men’s Shed. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $10,000 for the Dubbo Men’s Shed through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). Mr Coulton said that…

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Amenities at Bourke Showground set for upgrade

The Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association Incorporated has been successful in securing funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake much needed upgrades of amenities at the Bourke Showground. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $20,000 for the Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).…

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Coalition Government supporting Landcare Forum in Broken Hill

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced that Western Landcare NSW have been successful in securing funding under the National Landcare Programme Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Round 2015-16 (Small Grants Round). The Western Landcare Forum 2016, to be held in Broken Hill in September 2016, has received $55,000 from the Coalition Government under the…

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Coulton secures fourth term in Federal Parliament

Mark Coulton has been re-elected as the Federal Member for Parkes following the election held on Saturday 2 July 2016. Mr Coulton is absolutely humbled that the people of the Parkes electorate have thrown their support behind him for a fourth time. “I would like to thank the people of the Parkes electorate for declaring…

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Greener pastures for farmers in Parkes Electorate

The Coalition Government today announced more than $3.4 million for a new research project that will boost productivity and lift farmgate profits through more efficient use of phosphorous fertiliser in pastures. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced the funding for Meat…

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