Green Army opportunities in Parkes Electorate

Further Green Army opportunities are now available for young people in the Parkes electorate with another two projects set to begin in the coming weeks. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said the service provider, Conservation Volunteers Australia, has commenced recruitment for projects which will be conducted in the Warren and Brewarrina districts. This follows…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 27th April

Tax-deductible donations to hundreds of environmental groups will be scrutinised in a new inquiry by a Federal Government House of Representatives Environment Committee. The committee has launched an inquiry into the administration, transparency and effectiveness of the Register of Environmental Organisations (the Register) in supporting practical action to improve the environment. The committee looks forward…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 20th April

One of the most rewarding aspects of being a Federal MP is meeting and working with inspirational people. Recently I had the privilege of becoming the first supporter to sign up to Kelly Foran’s Friendly Faces’ fundraising campaign. Kelly, who lives in Maules Creek, has faced many adversities in her life. In 2002 she was…

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Seeking Green Army participants in Parkes

The Government is putting out the call for the first round of recruits to join the Green Army. The Green Army is looking for enthusiastic 17-24 year olds in Parkes to join what will become the largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action across the country. “The first round of Green Army projects are…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 13th April

On 25th April Australians will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landings during the First World War and honour the sacrifices of those service personnel who helped forge our national identity. This Anzac Day Australians are also being asked to spare a thought for our current serving personnel and recently returned veterans who have…

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National Ice Taskforce

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the establishment a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle the growing scourge of ice (crystal methamphetamine). The first step in developing a National Ice Action Strategy will be the establishment of a National Ice Taskforce. Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash and Minister for Justice Michael Keenan…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 6th April

Our tax system was built in the 1950s and it is time that we have a discussion as a nation about what changes should be introduced to make sure that we can keep up with the times. Globalisation and the digital economy have transformed the way that we do business. Our reliance on income tax…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 6th April

 Our tax system was built in the 1950s and it is time that we have a discussion as a nation about what changes should be introduced to make sure that we can keep up with the times. Globalisation and the digital economy have transformed the way that we do business. Our reliance on income tax…

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