Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 16 September

4.7 million Australians to benefit from September pension indexation  4.7 million pensioners and allowance recipients will receive an increase to their welfare payments from 20 September 2017.  As a result of the regular twice-yearly indexation, pension payments including Age Pension and Disability Support Pension will rise by $6.10 a fortnight to $894.40 for singles and…

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Expressions of interest sought to construct Inland Rail from Parkes to Narromine: Coulton

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the iconic Inland Rail project. He said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia will provide significant opportunities for businesses and suppliers including construction companies to build the 107-kilometre Parkes to Narromine section.…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 9 September

Reducing the pressure on housing affordability The introduction of legislation into Parliament will help to reduce pressure on housing affordability for first home buyers and downsizers. The First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS), announced in this year’s Budget, will give first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30 per cent. First…

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