Mobile black spot nomination deadline extended

The Federal Government today announced that the deadline for public nominations for Round 2 of the Mobile Black Spots Programme has been extended from 31 December 2015 to 15 January 2016.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton welcomes the extended deadline and said his office has already received a significant number of enquiries about…

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Ministers welcome a mine of the future

An exciting new mining project in central New South Wales has the potential to put Australia at the heart of clean energy development. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Resources Minister Matt Canavan today joined local Federal Member Mark Coulton on site at the Clean TeQ Sunrise mine and processing project near Parkes. The mine…

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Minister Joyce, Coulton visit Farmers in North West

 Federal Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, are meeting farmers on their properties across the North West this weekend to discuss worsening drought conditions. In addition to speaking with local landholders Minister Joyce and Mr Coulton will meet with Mayors from Bourke, Brewarrina, Walgett and Coonamble Councils to discuss…

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Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill

Mark Coulton (Parkes, National Party) I too rise tonight to speak on the minerals resource rent tax bills. If I might start with an observation, tonight we are not hearing from members of the government. Mr Ripoll interjecting– This is my 10c worth. Are they not sufficiently encouraged by the merit of this tax to…

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Milparinka receives funding to commemorate Armistice Day

The Milparinka Heritage & Tourism Association will install a memorial plaque at its Heritage Precinct, and publish commemorative books to honour the Centenary of Armistice Day, thanks to recently announced Federal Government funding. Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, has congratulated the Milparinka Heritage & Tourism Association on a grant of $2534 to develop…

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