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’S CATCH UP 23 MAY

If you’ve been following the Federal election campaign, you’ve probably heard Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull referring to the Government’s national economic plan for jobs and growth. With last week’s announcement of a review of the non-permanent resident tax rate to backpackers, I found myself reflecting on not just the economic but also social issues that…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 16 MAY

There has been a lot of talk about the nbn rollout of late with many questions being asked about who will be able to access what services and when. One service that is particularly relevant for many businesses and residents in the Federal electorate of Parkes is nbn’s Sky Muster satellite network which was officially…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 9 MAY

On Sunday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that a double dissolution election will be held on Saturday, 2 July 2016. It has been a great honour to have represented the Federal electorate of Parkes for the last three parliamentary terms and I would be privileged to continue to represent the people of Western New South…

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National plan to rid the ‘rabbit of the river’

European carp in Western New South Wales (NSW) are in the Government’s sights with $15 million committed in the 2016 Budget for a historic plan to rid our waterways of one of the country’s most damaging pests within 30 years. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the National Carp Control Plan outlines the intended…

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