Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 24 February

Supporting Early Release of Superannuation Benefits on Compassionate Grounds The Nationals-Liberal Government has released for consultation the exposure draft regulations on the transfer of the early release of superannuation benefits on compassionate grounds to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). These regulations provide the necessary administrative changes to reflect the transfer of responsibility for early release…

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National Disability Conference Initiative grants round open in Electorate of Parkes

People with disability in the Electorate of Parkes can benefit from grants, which will give people the opportunity to attend national events and conferences the Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said.  He said the Nationals-Liberal Government is making it easier for people with disability to participate in nationally focused, disability-related conferences held in Australia. Grants…

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Employment boost for 200 Aboriginal Job Seekers

Employment opportunities for Aboriginal people have been bolstered in the Electorate of Parkes through the Coalition Government’s Tailored Assistance Employment Grants [TAEG] programme.  The Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion said the programme aims to provide training for 200 young Indigenous people to work in the sheep meat…

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Coulton’s catch-up for week ending 10 February

New NBN pricing delivering better broadband for consumers New wholesale pricing on the National Broadband Network is delivering a better broadband experience for consumers, according to the ACCC’s latest Wholesale Market Indicators report. The report shows the introduction of new wholesale pricing has resulted in a substantial 37 per cent boost to the amount of…

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