A new lease on life for Gravesend Town Hall

The Gravesend community has received a most welcome boost with the announcement of a $14,221 grant to upgrade their local Town Hall. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton met with the Gravesend Hall Committee today to congratulate members on their successful application, which has been funded under Round Four of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme…

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A minute’s silence this Remembrance Day

On Sunday, 11 November 2018, Australia will mark a significant milestone in its military history, commemorating the centenary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in the First World War. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is encouraging communities across his electorate to participate in their local commemorative service on 11 November and observe a minute’s…

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A flying start for Moree Regional Airport upgrade

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Michael McCormack, recently joined with Moree Plains Shire Council to review stage one improvements to the Moree Regional Airport’s critical infrastructure upgrade. The upgrade includes the lighting system, towards which the Coalition Government provided $500,000, and is part of…

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90 Second Statement – Drought & CWDAG 31st May 2010

  Parkes Electorate: Central West Drought Action Group Mr COULTON (Parkes) (6.40 pm)-Tonight I rise to speak on behalf of the farmers in an area in my electorate who have formed an organisation known as the Central West Drought Action Group. These are farmers from the Mendooran, Dunedoo and Mudgee part of New South Wales.…

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7,000 trees to be planted at Moree Ski Gardens

Seven thousand trees will be planted at the Moree Water Park by June 2020 thanks to a $29,500 grant from the Nationals-Liberal Government for new revegetation projects that directly help recover threatened ecological communities or threatened species. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced the funding for a partnership between the Moree Water Ski Club,…

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4th July – Wild Dog Motion

  Mr COULTON (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (20:32): I too rise this evening to speak on the motion of the member for Gippsland on the impact of wild dogs. I acknowledge his contribution and his genuine concern about this issue, and I also acknowledge the contribution of the member for Lyons and his long interest…

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