Roof replacement for Dubbo Men’s Shed

The Dubbo Men’s Shed Incorporated has successfully secured funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake a much needed replacement of the roof on the Men’s Shed. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $10,000 for the Dubbo Men’s Shed through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). Mr Coulton said that…

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Amenities at Bourke Showground set for upgrade

The Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association Incorporated has been successful in securing funding from the Commonwealth Government to undertake much needed upgrades of amenities at the Bourke Showground. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced $20,000 for the Bourke Pastoral and Agricultural Association through Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 1 AUGUST

ABS Census Over the past week my offices have received enquiries about the upcoming 2016 Census. It is compulsory for everyone to complete the Census as it provides important information about Australia’s people and their housing as well as helping to estimate Australia’s population. This information is then used to distribute government funds and plan…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 25 JULY

AEC Declaration The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has formally declared the result for the division of Parkes for the 45th Parliament, confirming my re-election as the Federal Member for Parkes. I am absolutely honoured to have been re-elected by the people of the Parkes electorate for a fourth term and I am very much looking…

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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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