$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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COULTON’S CATCH UP 20 JUNE

In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote that there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. It could be argued that there is in fact another certainty in life that we all experience every second of every day: ageing. Australia has an ever increasing ageing population and the people of the Parkes electorate are…

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Memorial Avenue trees re-dedicated at official opening of Darling Street

Western Plains Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp, in the company of Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton MP, officially opened the Darling Street re-development today (Thursday 16 June, 2016) “The Darling Street Redevelopment is a significant project to renew aged infrastructure and create a functional street design that also improves traffic management, pedestrian and cyclist…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 13 JUNE

I was very pleased to have my colleague, Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Minister for Rural Health Fiona Nash, in Dubbo last week confirming that a re-elected Coalition Government will contribute $25 million towards construction of an integrated cancer centre for Western New South Wales (NSW), based at Dubbo Hospital. On another health issue,…

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