COULTON’S CATCH UP 18 JULY

Tragedy during Bastille Day in Nice I was extremely saddened to awake to the terrible news last Friday of the attack on innocent people undertaking Bastille Day celebrations in Nice. It is truly disappointing that on France’s National Day, such a tragic event has taken place. I pass on my deepest sympathies to any local…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 11 JULY

On Sunday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared victory in the 2016 federal election following Labor Leader Bill Shorten conceding defeat. For the Nationals, this means the time has come to negotiate a new Coalition Agreement with the Liberal Party. Negotiations for this Agreement will take place between the Leader of the Nationals and Deputy Prime…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 4 JULY

I am pleased to announce that I have been re-elected as the Federal Member for Parkes following the election held on Saturday 2 July 2016. I am absolutely humbled that the people of the Parkes electorate have thrown their support behind me for a fourth time. I would like to thank the people of the…

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Greener pastures for farmers in Parkes Electorate

The Coalition Government today announced more than $3.4 million for a new research project that will boost productivity and lift farmgate profits through more efficient use of phosphorous fertiliser in pastures. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced the funding for Meat…

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$125,000 for Heavy Vehicle upgrade in Cobar

$125,000 will be provided to improve safety and increase productivity in the heavy vehicle industry in Cobar under a re-elected Coalition Government. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the upgrades would increase the efficiency of heavy vehicle operations, supporting jobs and growth in other local industries. “The Coalition is committed to working with the…

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Delivering safer streets for Bourke

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has today announced more than $145,000 from Round Two of the Coalition’s Safer Streets Programme to fund closed-circuit television (CCTV) in Bourke. The Safer Streets Programme supports communities at the grass roots to help address crime and anti-social behaviour and boost crime prevention initiatives to keep our streets safe.…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 27 JUNE

Two significant election commitments were announced last week that are focused on improving rural and regional areas including communities across the Parkes electorate. Firstly, it was announced that a re-elected Coalition Government will re-focus its billion dollar National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) to be eligible only to regional, rural and remote Australia and be broadened…

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Coalition pledges $100,000 for North West NSW GrowerCo

A re-elected Liberal-National Government will contribute $100,000 towards improving the economics of moving grain from local farms to customers in North West New South Wales (NSW). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton today announced that North West NSW grain growers operating as the…

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