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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4th July – Live Exports

  Mr COULTON (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (20:46): I rise tonight to speak on the bill introduced by the member for Melbourne. I cannot believe that we are actually debating this bill. I could understand when it was first introduced by the member but times have changed. Surely in the last few weeks we have…

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3 Minute Statement – Carbon Pricing

  Mr COULTON (Parkes) (10.55 am)-It seems to be my lot in life to tend to follow the member for Dobell with my speeches in this place, but it is quite appropriate. The member for Dobell typifies the absolute fantasy and fallacy that surrounds the debate we are having at the moment. I would like…

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20th June – Live Exports

  Mr COULTON (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (19:01): I am pleased that the member for Wills spoke long enough to say something that I did agree with. What I do agree with is that the mistreatment of animals cannot be accepted at any price. What I cannot agree with is the way that this government has…

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