Expressions of interest sought to construct Inland Rail from Parkes to Narromine: Coulton

Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the iconic Inland Rail project. He said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia will provide significant opportunities for businesses and suppliers including construction companies to build the 107-kilometre Parkes to Narromine section.…

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Eumungerie receives funding to commemorate Armistice Day

The Eumungerie Memorial Cenotaph will receive an upgrade to commemorate the Centenary of Armistice Day, thanks to recently announced Federal Government funding. Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, has congratulated the Eumungerie-Coboco RSL Sub Branch on a grant of $3000 to develop their project. “I believe the Eumungerie Memorial Cenotaph project will be a…

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Environmental approvals pave the way for Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail construction

The Australian and New South Wales Governments have given the green light for construction to commence on the Parkes to Narromine section of Inland Rail. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said Inland Rail will bring jobs and opportunities, improve connectivity and increase freight productivity for…

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development) Bill 2012

Mr COULTON (Parkes–The Nationals Chief Whip) (18:31): I rise this evening to speak on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development) Bill 2012. This bill establishes the Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development. The committee’s…

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Energising Enterprise in Narrabri

Narrabri Shire Council has secured much-needed funding under the latest round of the Government’s Energise Enterprise program. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said this vital support will help community organisations invest in new opportunities and stimulate jobs growth. “This federally funded program delivered in partnership with the State Government…

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Energising Enterprise in Gunnedah

The Federal Electorate of Parkes and State Electorate of Tamworth have secured much needed funding under the latest round of the Energise Enterprise program. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton and State Member for Tamworth, Kevin Anderson said this vital support will help local organisations invest in new opportunities and stimulate jobs growth. “This federally…

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