Coulton supports upgrade of Eumungerie cricket facilities

Eumungerie and District Recreational Association will receive a major boost from the Commonwealth Government to assist with the upgrade of local cricket facilities. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton yesterday visited the Eumungerie Recreational Grounds to see firsthand the facilities that will receive a $5,000 enhancement. The funding announcement is a result of Round 1…

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Coulton welcomes moves to protect owner-drivers and consumers

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed this week’s announcement by Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash that the Coalition Government will be introducing legislation into the House of Representatives in the week commencing 18 April 2016 to ensure that orders setting mandatory remuneration rates for truck drivers cannot commence before 1…

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$15 MILLION PILOT TO KICK START FIXING COUNTRY RAIL

Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay, NSW Member for the Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced Expressions of Interest are open for the $15 million Fixing Country Rail pilot program, which is targeted at improving freight movements across the State. “This pilot program kick-starts the full $400…

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MORE FUNDING FOR MOREE ROADS

Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and NSW Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall today announced a $700,000 investment to upgrade three local roads in Moree to improve freight links in the district. Mr Gay said Gosport Street, Tapscott Road and Rosedale Road will be upgraded to allow…

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Small capital projects receive big boost from Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has today announced Commonwealth Government funding for four small capital projects delivering social benefits to communities in and around Dubbo, Narromine, Trangie and Warren. The funding announcements are a result of Round 1 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The purpose of the programme is to improve local…

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$4.5m for Maayu Mali Residential Rehabilitation Centre

The Australian Government will provide $4.5 million over three years for Moree’s Maayu Mali Residential Rehabilitation Centre to help this vital service in NSW’s north-west meet its operating costs. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said the funding announced today built on the $3 million the…

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Nationals secure big win for small business

The Nationals as part of the Coalition Government has fought hard to back small business by delivering major changes to misuse of market power provisions in the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA). Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said that the Coalition Government reforms to the CCA were a big win for the thousands of…

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Mobile Black Spot Programme rollout schedule updated on new website

Rural and Regional Australians will now be able to access up-to-date information on the rollout of round 1 of the Coalition Government’s $160 million Mobile Black Spot Programme. A new website, launched by Telstra, provides detail on the construction status and timing of the 429 new or upgraded mobile base stations being constructed by Telstra…

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Applications invited for community heritage projects

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is inviting local organisations that need support to preserve and conserve important Australian heritage to apply for a Community Heritage Grant. Managed by the National Library and funded by the Australian Government, the Community Heritage Grants program provides grants of up to $15,000 each to help local organisations preserve…

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