Working Holiday Maker Visa Holders Review

The Coalition Government today announced the commencement of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Working Holiday Maker visa holders. Assistant Minister Luke Hartsuyker, who has responsibility for agricultural workforce matters, will be leading the review. Federal Member for Parkes Mark…

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Wilcannia Weir commitment secured

Commonwealth and NSW Governments put $30 million to Wilcannia Weir upgrade Work to begin on business case to identify best location for new weir Part of commitment to improve outcomes for Basin Aboriginal communities Member for Parkes Mark Coulton believes a commitment of $30 million to upgrade Wilcannia Weir will bolster the local community and…

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Wheels up for Coonamble Aerodrome

Photo Caption (L-R): David Chadwick, Coonamble Shire Council Mayor Al Karanough, Angus Chadwick, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Andrew Fisher at the Coonamble Aerodrome, which will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding. The Coonamble Aerodrome will receive a new lease on life with $218,988 in Federal Government funding…

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Western region to reap the benefits of innovation boost

Businesses and communities across the electorate of Parkes stand to benefit from a more innovative Australia.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Australian Government’s new Innovation and Science Agenda includes a range of initiatives that will improve the well-being and quality of life in Australia’s regional and rural areas.   “The agenda…

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