The Coalition Government is demonstrating its commitment to support the agriculture sector and regional communities as a key driver of the Australian economy. Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said that despite a dire fiscal environment, the Federal Government will deliver on $150 million in election commitments to strengthen the sector and drive farm gate profitability…Details
A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $80,000 for restoration work at the Outback Community Church in Broken Hill. The grant will go to Outback Community Church Incorporated to conserve the exterior of the Oxide St property, which was formerly the Masonic club. The project will focus on restoring the encircling verandah and the façade of…Details
The Liberal-National Government will help more young people with mental illness living in Dubbo to enter the workforce with a package of increased support. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher MP and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton MP have announced an additional $520,000 in funding to continue the Individual Placement and Support…Details
A re-elected Liberal-National Government will contribute $100,000 towards improving the economics of moving grain from local farms to customers in North West New South Wales (NSW). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced that North West NSW grain growers operating as the…Details
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.