Vietnam signs up to Australian Agriculture Visa program

Primary producers in the Parkes electorate are a step closer to benefitting from the Liberal National Government’s Australian Agriculture Visa, with Vietnam signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Australia on 28 March 2022. The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud has welcomed the formal agreement as Vietnam becomes the first country to participate…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – $14.8 million boost for Broken Hill battery, Major investment in NBN, RFDS, Minister’s visit a win for our region, Funding available for regional airports

$14.8 million boost for Broken Hill battery Last week I was thrilled to announce that the Coalition Government is teaming up with AGL to construct a large-scale battery at Broken Hill which will improve energy security in regional New South Wales and help to maintain downward pressure on prices. A $14.84 million grant through the…

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Close to $1b partnership with Royal Flying Doctor to provide more care

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton pictured with RFDS Federation Executive Director Frank Quinlan. The Morrison Joyce Government and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will enter into a record 10-year strategic partnership, worth nearly $1 billion, to provide more certainty for regional, rural and remote patients who rely on the critical aeromedical…

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$2.36 million in funding to make Gwydir Shire Council priority projects a reality

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Gwydir Shire Mayor John Coulton pictured at the Warialda Memorial Pool, which has been allocated $260,000 in funding for renovations and improvements. The Australian Government is investing $2,364,448 million in priority projects in Gwydir Shire Council, supporting local jobs and to help the community bounce back…

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