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…Details
The Coalition Government is investing $800,000 to support horticulture exporters, in particular small exporters, by bolstering the number of industry-based Plant Export Authorised Officers (AOs) by more than one-third. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said by training up to 400…Details
I asked the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steve Ciobo, to update the House on how the Government's trade policies are supporting hard-working Australians and how does this compare to other approaches?
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…Details
The community of Toomelah in the far north of NSW is receiving a significant upgrade to its infrastructure, as well as health and training benefits for local residents, thanks to the Coalition Government’s Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP). The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, visited Toomelah…Details
My meeting with the Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham, discussing the exciting changes to childcare funding and how it will continue to support families in the Parkes Electorate.
A re-elected Liberal and Nationals’ Government will fund an upgrade to the Tooraweenah Road east of Coonamble, with $22.962 million under the Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he has worked hard alongside Coonamble Shire Council to secure the commitment. “The Tooraweenah Road is an important thoroughfare for…Details
A re-elected Liberal and Nationals’ Government will fund an upgrade to the Warren Road with $1.93 million, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced. Mr Coulton said the project is a joint initiative between Coonamble Shire Council and Warren Shire Council. “I am pleased to have secured a commitment from my Federal colleagues that this…Details
Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries, has welcomed $2 million in funding from the Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Program (MDBREDP) for two new projects in Barwon. “$1.5 million has been allocated for the ‘Bourke to the Core’ project,” Mr Humphries said. “This funding is great news for the electorates of Barwon and Parkes and…Details
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced that new mobile base stations to improve mobile coverage under round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program will be deployed at Ballimore, Westella and Yellow Mountain. “I’m so pleased to announce new coverage for areas around Dubbo including Ballimore and Westella,” Mr Coulton said.…Details