Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 10 February

New NBN pricing delivering better broadband for consumers New wholesale pricing on the National Broadband Network is delivering a better broadband experience for consumers, according to the ACCC’s latest Wholesale Market Indicators report. The report shows the introduction of new wholesale pricing has resulted in a substantial 37 per cent boost to the amount of…

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Coulton’s catch-up week ending 3 February

Getting kids in the Electorate of Parkes back to school The Nationals-Liberal Government is focusing on improving school attendance across remote communities.  Getting an education is not only the first step in ensuring that our young people do not end up in the criminal justice system, but also gives students a great platform to pursue further studies and…

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Coulton’s catch-up week ending 27 January

Lowest private health insurance premium change in 17 years The Nationals-Liberal Government’s reforms to take the pressure off private health insurance will deliver the lowest annual premium change in almost two decades. Health funds will have average weighted premium increases of 3.95 per cent from 1 April, 2018. This is the lowest increase since 2001.…

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Mobile services coming to rural NSW communities

The Coalition Government has reaffirmed its commitment to rural and regional Australians with the Mobile Service Centre, Golden Wattle, coming to Central West and North West regions later this month.  Mobile Service Centres provide personalised access to government services, delivering Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services to rural Australians. Introduced under the Howard Government, Mobile…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 20 January

Continuing rollout of Local Drug Action Teams across Australia The Nationals-Liberal Government is continuing to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs with more Local Drug Action Teams set to rollout across Australia. Applications are now open for the third round of the Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) program, which…

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