Project to turn fish passage into fish highway on the Lower Darling

The Coalition Government will provide $1.1 million funding to improve the diversity and abundance of native fish in the Murray–Darling Basin. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt said the funding would enable site investigation, design work and consultation with Lower Darling communities about improving fish passage at three weirs south of Menindee.…

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Processing capacity set to be expanded at Narrabri recycling facility

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (second from left) visited Narrabri’s Australian Recycled Plastics facility to announce the funding for its reprocessing capacity expansion. He is pictured with operations manager Terrence Duncan, co-owner Dale Smith and office manager Jennifer Grant. Australian Recycled Plastics will be able to expand its processing capacity at the…

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Practical policy, bumper harvest supports local business success

hoto Caption (L-R): Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey, Rebecca Wilson (HE Silos), Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and HE Silos owners Cherylee and Darryl Morrison. Family-owned Gunnedah business HE Silos is experiencing well-earned success off the back of a bumper harvest season, supported by practical government policy. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton…

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Pollies in the Pub at Wanaaring a Success

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, recently had the chance to catch up with some locals at Wanaaring to discuss issues affecting the community. Mr Coulton said that the “Pollies in Pub” format was particularly effective way for community members to engage with their elected representatives in an informal way. The session was held at…

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Polio- $100 million commitment over 5 years

  I would like to thank the member for Fremantle for bringing this motion into the House and having such an important issue debated in this place. I would also like to acknowledge the fact that the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, at the Rotary conference in Sydney a couple of weeks ago, committed Australia to another…

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Polio Australia

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has met with Polio Australia in Canberra as a part of the ongoing campaign to eradicate Polio and to highlight the importance of services for those in the post-polio community. Mr Coulton said that Polio Australia is a very active group that works towards providing support to nearly 400,000…

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Petition presentation in Parliament represents integral step of Cancer Care Centre process

An integral step demonstrating support for the Western New South Wales integrated cancer care centre has taken place with the presentation to the Australian Parliament of a petition containing more than 45,000 signatures. Presenting the petition, the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said each of the 45,961 signatures proved there was overwhelming support for…

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