COULTON’S CATCH UP 14TH DECEMBER

I am very pleased to confirm that the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) will enter into force on Sunday, 20 December 2015 opening up fantastic opportunities for our local exporters.   This announcement by the Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP follows the ‘exchange of notes’ between both countries in…

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Dunedoo Green Army team celebrate their success

Young people involved in the Dunedoo and Districts’ Green Army team have seen the results of their hard work come to fruition after completing their on-ground project.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton announced that locals can now experience the significant benefits of stage one of the ‘Renew, Restore, Educate & Revegetate’ project.  …

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Ideas boom coming to Dubbo

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science will kick off a series of briefings on the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) in Dubbo on Monday 14 December 2015.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said that the briefing will prove beneficial for a range of local stakeholders.   “The briefing will provide local…

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Western region to reap the benefits of innovation boost

Businesses and communities across the electorate of Parkes stand to benefit from a more innovative Australia.   Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Australian Government’s new Innovation and Science Agenda includes a range of initiatives that will improve the well-being and quality of life in Australia’s regional and rural areas.   “The agenda…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 7TH DECEMBER

Following the Paris climate talks last week, local governments throughout the electorate of Parkes now have the opportunity to cut their energy bills and reduce emissions as part of a new a $250 million loan package under the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Local councils could invest in clean technology across their operations,…

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New child care system to make life simpler for families

The Coalition Government this week introduced legislation to provide simpler, more affordable and flexible child care for families across Australia.   Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Coalition Government will invest almost $40 billion over the next four years to provide greater child care choices for more than 1.2 million families across Australia under…

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