Inland Rail progress creating confidence in regional New South Wales

The Coalition’s transformational Inland Rail project will maximise job and growth opportunities resulting from new Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan and South Korea. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce today visited cotton processor Austcott Limited at Narrabri with Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Nationals Member for Parkes Mark…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 30 MAY

I was very pleased to receive a call from the office of Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce late last week advising me that we had successfully secured a pledge that a re-elected Coalition Government will contribute $25 million towards vital cancer services for the people of Western New South Wales (NSW). According to Cancer Council…

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Support for Wee Waa District Historical Society

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was pleased to be in Wee Waa this week to present the local historical society with a cheque for $6,651 representing the Commonwealth Government’s contribution towards construction of the Namoi Echo Museum Pergola. Mr Coulton met with volunteers of the Wee Waa and District Historical Society to discuss details…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 23 MAY

If you’ve been following the Federal election campaign, you’ve probably heard Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull referring to the Government’s national economic plan for jobs and growth. With last week’s announcement of a review of the non-permanent resident tax rate to backpackers, I found myself reflecting on not just the economic but also social issues that…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 16 MAY

There has been a lot of talk about the nbn rollout of late with many questions being asked about who will be able to access what services and when. One service that is particularly relevant for many businesses and residents in the Federal electorate of Parkes is nbn’s Sky Muster satellite network which was officially…

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COULTON’S CATCH UP 9 MAY

On Sunday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that a double dissolution election will be held on Saturday, 2 July 2016. It has been a great honour to have represented the Federal electorate of Parkes for the last three parliamentary terms and I would be privileged to continue to represent the people of Western New South…

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