Matter of Public Importance- Regional Australia

 It is always interesting, in a debate on regional Australia, to follow the member for Perth, which is one of those far-flung regional centres that was so disadvantaged by the last parliament that we had to spend about $14 million on their road to the airport. The member for Perth mentioned the freezing of the…

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Matter of Public Importance- Northern Floods

Mr COULTON   (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (17:02): I rise to speak on this matter of public importance, brought to the House by the member for Lyne. I would like to note that it is somewhat comforting as a member in this place that sometimes thrives on adversity that at times like this we all…

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Mark Coulton welcomes mental health investment

The Liberal National Government will provide a record funding commitment for community mental health services nationally, including in the Parkes electorate, through Primary Health Networks (PHNs). Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed the announcement, and said the funding will contribute strongly to a more integrated mental health system. “The Western NSW PHN is expected to…

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