CREATING JOBS IN THE CENTRAL WEST AND NORTHERN NSW BY ROLLING OUT RAIL AND LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Creating local jobs and boosting local economies was the focus of a tour through Northern New South Wales by local Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.  Mr Coulton said the Coalition Government’s record investment in infrastructure was set to benefit local communities throughout his vast electorate, New South Wales and the nation.  “It is…

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Inland Rail headquarters opens in Dubbo

Job seekers, workers and local communities in regional New South Wales will soon be reaping the rewards of Inland Rail with the opening of a local office in Dubbo – one of three to support the 1,700 kilometre project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said this was a great step for Inland…

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Coulton’s catch-up week ending 17 March

New regulatory powers and lower NBN prices delivering better broadband for consumers New consumer protection, greater transparency and lower wholesale prices are delivering an improved experience for users on the National Broadband Network (NBN). The Australian Communications and Media Authority [ACMA] released new rules to stop the handballing of complaints between telcos and nbn, giving…

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Coulton’s Catch-up for week ending 10 March

4.7 million Australians to benefit from indexation Around 4.7 million pension and allowance recipients will receive an increase to their welfare payments from 20 March. The increases will help pensioners and allowance recipients to keep up with increases in living costs. From 20 March, pension payments including Age Pension and Disability Support Pension will increase…

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Supporting unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes

Unpaid carers in the Electorate of Parkes will benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services, the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said. Mr Coulton said the new support services are in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers are providing to their families, the community and the nation. “The Nationals-Liberal Government will…

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