Parkes Electorate to help shape Australia’s agriculture policy agenda

 Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, has welcomed Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement that the Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper is now available for public comment. Mr Coulton said the Australian Government agricultural policy was focused on increasing returns at the farm gate. “The Coalition is continuing to deliver on its commitment to boost the competitiveness…

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Parkes electorate reaps rewards from $11.8 million aerodrome upgrade programme

  More than $700,000 allocated for upgrades to 31 remote airstrips in theParkes electorate under Round 4 of the Australian Government’s $33.7 million Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme New lighting, fencing and navigation technology is the key feature of upgrades to 31 airstrips in regional New South Wales funded under Round 4 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme.  Federal…

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Parkes Electorate ready to celebrate Harmony Day

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton urged people across the Parkes Electorate to be part of Australia's largest national multicultural event – Harmony Day 2017. He said Harmony Day on 21 March gives communities across the Electorate the opportunity to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and recognise local groups and individuals. “Australia’s cultural diversity helps make…

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Parkes Electorate producers contribute to the future of agriculture

 The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitment to build a more prosperous agriculture sector through its development of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. The Government is considering the issues identified during the first consultation stage of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper process. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said the consultations included the…

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