The Coalition Government has today introduced legislation delivering on a key Ag White Paper initiative to strengthen the Farm Management Deposit (FMD) scheme, enabling farmers to better manage during periods of uncertainty.
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and F... ... (10-Feb)
The Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to relocate three Canberra-based rural research agencies to regional Australia, in a move that will boost local economies and strengthen communities.
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce and Federal Member for P... ... (10-Feb)
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s support for Artlands Dubbo 2016, the Regional Arts Australia national conference and arts festival.
“I am very pleased to announce that Regional Arts NSW Limited will receive over $77,000 towards the opening ... ... (09-Feb)
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has welcomed the announcement of the Government’s first Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman describing it is a big win for small businesses across Western New South Wales.
“Small businesses are the backbone of local economi... ... (09-Feb)
Australian agricultural employers and industries will benefit from changes announced to the Seasonal Worker Programme today.
The Government announced the expansion of the Programme from primarily horticulture to the broader agricultural sector, increasing the types of low and unskilled jobs... ... (08-Feb)
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is encouraging schools across his electorate to participate in this year’s Safer Internet Day on 9 February 2016 through Virtual Classrooms run by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.
“More than 20,000 students across Australia are expec... ... (08-Feb)
Local Heywire Competition winner, Matt Johnston, was recognised in Canberra this morning as part of the ABC’s Heywire Regional Youth Summit.
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton joined in congratulating the Wellington born storyteller at an event at Parliament House this morning.
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Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was very pleased to present the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion with a piece of Aboriginal artwork from his electorate at Parliament House in Canberra today.
When visiting Coonabarabran late last year, Mr Coulton was ho... ... (02-Feb)
Federal Member for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton today welcomed the announced nationwide community consultations which will inform the Australian Government’s new regional development policy.
“Regional Australia is at the forefront of Australia’s productivity and prosperity,” Mr Coult... ... (01-Feb)
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was very pleased to present Lachlan Shire Council with a grant towards the construction of a National Jockeys Memorial Garden at the Condobolin racecourse this week.
Mr Coulton secured the $15,000 grant through the Commonwealth Government’s Stronger C... ... (29-Jan)