Federal Budget lays foundation for promising economic recovery

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said he is confident the 2020-21 Federal Budget delivers both immediate rewards and promise for the future of communities in the Parkes electorate, during challenging economic times.  The Budget, which was handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg this evening, focuses on rebuilding the economy and creating more jobs.  “Tonight’s…

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Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019

Mr COULTON (Parkes—Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government and Assistant Trade and Investment Minister) (16:30): I rise to sum up on the Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019. I understand we’ll be dealing with the amendments after I sum up. This bill demonstrates the government’s responsiveness to the needs of farming communities in…

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Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2018

I rise to speak on the Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2018. As the member for Eden-Monaro leaves, I'll say his was quite a thoughtful response until the last three minutes. It's a shame he wrecked it. This bill is in response to the tour that the Prime Minister, the agriculture minister, the Deputy Prime…

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Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011: Second Reading (22 Mar 2011)

  Mark Coulton (Parkes, National Party) Share this | Link to this | Hansard source I rise tonight to speak on the amendment moved by Mr Andrews to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011. This youth allowance saga has been running for…

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Fairer Private Health Insurance Bill 2011

Mr COULTON   (Parkes-The Nationals Chief Whip) (19:27): I rise to speak on the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2011. I am strongly opposed to this bill. Not only will this bill be detrimental to the people that I represent in the seat of Parkes; it will be detrimental to the country as a…

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