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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Facilitator to support Warren and Collarenebri communities

The Coalition Government is investing more than $520,000 to work with the Warren and Collarenebri communities to help address the social and economic impacts of water recovery under the Murray–Darling Basin Plan. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the funding would support a facilitator dedicated to identifying economic development opportunities and improving community…

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Facelift for near century old Warren War Memorial

The Warren War Memorial, which has stood the test of time for almost one hundred years, will receive a facelift thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program. The Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the Warren Shire Council will be granted $10,000 to restore the memorial as well as $2,000…

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Extra support for Dubbo farmers

Centrelink’s Dubbo Service Centre is opening its doors this Saturday to provide extra support to farmers in the severely drought-affected region. Specialist staff from the Department of Human Services will be on hand from 10am to 12pm to provide farmers with personalised assistance to complete their Farm Household Allowance (FHA) claim forms and to connect…

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Extra Funding To Support Drought Affected Families In North West

 The Coalition Government will provide $1.3 million in extra funding which will help ensure families living in drought affected areas in the North West can continue accessing family relationship support, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, said today. “The additional $1.3 million announced today will help organisations such as Interrelate Family Centres to continue delivering…

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Extra $1 million in drought funding for Gunnedah Shire projects

Photo Caption: Pictured at the Gunnedah Water Tower Museum today – Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) with (L-R) Gunnedah and District Historical Society’s Marie Hobson, Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey, and Bob Leister, also of Gunnedah and District Historical Society. Gunnedah Shire Council’s proposed local projects have received the green light to…

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