Inland Rail answers call to improve mobile coverage in North West NSW

Photo caption: Telstra Regional General Manager Northern NSW Michael Marom, Federal Member for Parkes and Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton and ARTC Inland Rail Director of Planning, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Rebecca Pickering announced the feasibility study at Gurley today. Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton,…

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Indonesia trade deal

Indonesia trade deal I’m pleased that Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), deepening our economic and security cooperation with one of our major trading partners. Indonesia is one of the largest economies in the world, and building the economic ties between our nations will lead to…

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Indigenous Service Personnel

Mr COULTON: I rise today to speak on this motion that I have introduced to the parliament. The timing of this motion is also to acknowledge the importance of Remembrance Day which is less than two weeks away. I believe that Remembrance Day is one of the days of true national significance in this country…

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Improving irrigation infrastructure in the Murray-Darling Basin

Improved irrigation infrastructure is delivering triple bottom line outcomes for communities, economies and environments in the Murray-Darling Basin. Continuing his tour of the northern NSW Basin today, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment Bob Baldwin, met with the Trangie-Nevertire Irrigation Scheme about its recently upgraded pump site.   “It’s a great pleasure to…

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Improving disability support for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with Coonamble Aboriginal Health Service Practice Manager Ruth Luppino and CEO Phil Naden. Five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations in the Parkes electorate have received funding from the Federal Government to improve delivery of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) support services. Federal Member for…

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