Multicultural Australia, united, strong and successful says Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said Australia’s multicultural story is one of remarkable success. Mr Coulton was speaking after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, released the Government’s new multicultural statement, Multicultural Australia: United, Strong and Successful. The statement outlines the strategic direction and priorities…

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Mr Coulton Supports the NDIS

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (11:36): I rise to support the motion moved by the member for Dawson. I say at the outset that I am a little disappointed in my colleagues on the other side of the chamber. They seem to have misread the intention of this motion. The member for Dawson and…

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Mr Coulton Raises Constituent Issues in Parliament

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (13:58): I rise to acknowledge a letter that I received from one of my constituents, Eliza Vail. Eliza is in fifth class at Dubbo South Public School and has written to me about her concerns regarding litter around her community. She believes that there should be stronger penalties for…

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Mr Coulton presents results of Telecommunications Survey

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (09:37): I thank the member for Kingston for the segue into my statement, which is about the telecommunications survey that I have just undertaken in the Parkes electorate. In May I sent out a survey to every resident of the Parkes electorate asking them questions about the telecommunication services…

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Motion of Condolence: Floods

I too rise to add my words to this motion of condolence on the natural disasters. I acknowledge the words of the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, the member for Eden-Monaro, and thank him for his visit to my electorate in January. The electorate of Parkes has been battling this disaster in various…

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Moree welcomes the NDIS

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton attended the opening of the new St Vincent de Paul’s National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Local Area Coordinator (LAC) office in Moree today. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides a number of ways to assist people with disability to exercise choice, including taking reasonable risks in the pursuit of…

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