Economic development grants put communities and jobs at the heart of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Photo caption: Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton encourage communities throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to apply for Round 3 of the Economic Development Program. Communities throughout the Murray-Darling Basin can now apply for a share of $34 million in grants to stimulate job growth and…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $30 million Inland Rail signalling contract awarded, Binnaway Showground facilities upgrades complete, New online safety bill introduced

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton inspected the new seating and shade sails at Binnaway Showground with Binnaway Show Society president Harry Powell. $30 million Inland Rail signalling contract awarded I was pleased to announce that the $30 million signalling and rail systems contract for Inland Rail has been awarded to global company…

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Inland Rail signals regional growth

The design and construction of Inland Rail is providing stimulus to companies right across the nation with investments in services and supplies driving employment and growth in regional Australia.   The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has awarded a contract worth more than $30 million for signalling design and the delivery of rail safety systems…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins, Disaster assistance following storms and floods, Mobile Black Spot Program closing soon

Photo: Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (centre) and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack (right) inspected DHL Supply Chain’s large scale ultra-cold storage infrastructure with DHL Australia CEO Saul Resnick last week. COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins This…

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COVID-19 vaccination ready to roll in rural and remote Australia

Federal Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton said the Australian Government is committed to providing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines free to everyone in Australia – no matter where they live. “We are ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccines with hundreds of distribution points nationwide,” Minister Coulton said. “Further sites will be finalised in the coming…

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Stride out to save a life

Photo: Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (right) launched the 15th annual Gift of Life DonateLife Walk in Canberra with parliamentary colleagues.  Australians are being urged to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation by strapping on their joggers and striding out as part of the 15th annual Gift of…

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