Road Infrastructure

   Mr COULTON (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (09:30): I rise this morning to speak about the crisis that is unfolding across northern New South Wales and more widely across regional Australia at the moment. This crisis is the poor state of local and regional roads. The poor condition of the roads has probably been hidden…

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Revitalisation and activation project set to transform Narromine region

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, Narromine Shire Council General Manager Jane Redden and Mayor Craig Davies pictured outside the Narromine Shire Council building which will be upgraded as part of the Narromine Revitalisation and Activation Project. The Narromine region is set to be transformed, with the Federal Government providing $600,000 for various…

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Remembrance Day

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, has encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve our nation in times of war, conflict…

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Release of Peter Greste

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the release of journalist Peter Greste. Mr Coulton said that Australians were pleased that Mr Greste would be able to come home after spending more than 400 days in an Egyptian jail. “Peter Greste’s family were tireless in their efforts to secure his release,” said Mr Coulton.…

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