Coulton slams proposal to slash fuel tax credits

An MP who represents the biggest federal electorate in New South Wales and thousands of farmers has slammed a proposal to slash fuel tax credits. The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has described an Australian Conservation Foundation plan to cap fuel tax credit claims at $20,000 per claimant by 2018-19 as “disastrous for farmers…

Details

Coulton secures heritage grant for Broken Hill

The preservation of Broken Hill’s heritage will be strengthened through a $68,000 Coalition Government grant, Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has announced. “The Council of the City of Broken Hill will receive this funding for their proposed project, ‘National Heritage Values Planning Framework’,” Mr Coulton said. “Thirty projects across Australia will share in $6.2…

Details

Coulton on Murray Darling Basin Plan

Mark Coulton (Parkes, National Party) I rise this morning to express my concerns as to the current state of play with the Murray Darling Basin plan. The electorate of Parkes encompasses 24 per cent of the Murray Darling Basin and indeed my constituents are heavily reliant on the health and viability of the river system.…

Details