Opportunity for next gen leaders, Coulton announces

Up to $119 million in funding is on offer to support students, researchers and professionals in the Parkes electorate as part of a new Federal Government leadership program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging eligible applicants to get involved. “The Endeavour Leadership Program offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for students in my…

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One-Stop-Shop for Inland Rail

To maximise local employment benefits of the Inland Rail, for an important section of the 1700-kilometre Brisbane to Melbourne route, the Coalition Government has announced it will be establishing a ‘One-Stop-Shop’. It comes after the preferred construction contractor for the Parkes to Narromine section of the Inland Rail – the INLink Joint Venture – was…

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One year on, China-Australia FTA Delivers

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the ground-breaking China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said ChaFTA has given local farmers and businesses a competitive advantage that is driving exports and creating new jobs. “ChAFTA is the most favourable trade deal China has ever done with a developed economy,” Mr Coulton…

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On-farm water infrastructure funds topped up by popular demand

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is pleased the Coalition Government’s top-up of a popular water infrastructure scheme will support primary producers dealing with drought in his electorate. The Government has added another $13.2 million to the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate scheme following heavy demand in New South Wales. “Eligible farmers in my electorate…

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Office upgrade for Gunnedah Rural Museum

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton inspects Gunnedah Rural Museum’s new office equipment with secretary Pat Gaynor (seated), president Owen Tydd, vice president Ian Guest and grants officer Jim Noon. Promotion of the Gunnedah Rural Museum will be enhanced thanks to a $2,500 Federal Government grant. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton this…

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NSW Orana region to benefit from DAMA

Employers in the Orana region in central west and western New South Wales have been given a boost, with a new migration agreement between the Federal Government and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana to attract skilled workers to the region. Orana joins the Northern Territory, South Australia, Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Victoria’s Great South Coast, to enter…

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