Men’s Shed Barbecue

 I would like to speak about something a little bit more pleasant! And that is about Men’s Sheds and the important role that Men’s Sheds play not only in my electorate but right across Australia. Next week I am pleased to be hosting a barbecue, along with my colleague the member for Fowler, Mr Chris…

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Fixed Wireless for Coolah district

 Around 300 houses in the Coolah area are a step closer to having access to superfast broadband, with construction on the fixed wireless network in the area now underway. The fixed wireless network will utilise advanced 4G technology to deliver speeds of up to 25 megabits per second, which will enable multiple high definition videos…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 16th June

 In Australia, the debate that has occurred over the last decade has not been about climate change itself but just about how Government should address climate change. The Coalition is absolutely committed to repealing the carbon tax because we believe that it is not the right way to deal with climate change. The carbon tax…

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Polio- $100 million commitment over 5 years

  I would like to thank the member for Fremantle for bringing this motion into the House and having such an important issue debated in this place. I would also like to acknowledge the fact that the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, at the Rotary conference in Sydney a couple of weeks ago, committed Australia to another…

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$1.6m for students in western NSW

 High School students in western New South Wales will benefit from a $1.6 million investment from the Australian Government through the support programme Get Real. Secondary school students in the Dubbo area will have access to dedicated coordinators who can assist them with problems in or out of school that might affect their attendance or…

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Celebrate with Slim Dusty

 Lifelong Slim Dusty fan Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has called on all Australians to celebrate Slim Dusty Day on June 13 in recognition of the country singer’s impact on Australian life. Mr Coulton said that he had joined the campaign for a National Slim Dusty Day and felt that the movement had a…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 9th June

 The Coalition Government has released its Water Recovery Strategy for the Murray-Darling Basin. The Strategy outlines how the Government will return the Murray Darling Basin river system to health by recovering 2750 billion litres of surface water for the environment. It is essential that investment in our river system continues and I am pleased that…

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$600,000 To Fix Black Spots in Mid-Western Region

 The Australian Government is delivering on its plan to build safer roads and a stronger economy through its record $500 million investment in the national Black Spot Programme. Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today announced funding of $600,000 to fix a dangerous black spot…

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