Entries for February 2014
27 February, 2014
The Australian Government has completed an agreement which brings all jurisdictions together to implement the historic Murray-Darling Basin Plan for water reform.
The Premiers of NSW and Queensland have now signed the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) on Implementing Water Reform in the Murra...
26 February, 2014
The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton welcomed the announcement of the Federal Government’s drought relief package.
Mr Coulton said that areas in the North West had been dealing with drought for two years, and that the assistance would go some way towards ameliorating the situation.
18 February, 2014
The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has encouraged residents in Western New South Wales to make a contribution to the Government’s White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness.
“Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has decided to develop a White Paper on Agriculture so that we can seriou...
16 February, 2014
The Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton believes that Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s visit to the drought affected community of Bourke was valuable in showing the plight of farmers in the North West.
Mr Coulton said he was pleased that the Prime Minister had accepted his invitation to visit...
12 February, 2014
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was delighted to meet two local winners of the ABC Heywire Competition in Parliament House today.
Mr Coulton met with Ellen O’Rourke from Bingara and Stephen Sanders from Pilliga when they visited Parliament House to attend the annual Heywire Morn...
06 February, 2014
Now is the time for Western New South Wales to have a say on how Australia can build an agricultural sector that grows and delivers a greater return to our nation and the farm gate.
Today Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, welcomed the first steps Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby J...
06 February, 2014
Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today welcomed funding to help care for and promote maritime heritage in the Mid-Western Regional Council area.
“This funding will ensure that important maritime heritage of Kandos is available to the co...
03 February, 2014
Federal Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, are meeting farmers on their properties across the North West this weekend to discuss worsening drought conditions.
In addition to speaking with local landholders Minister Joyce and Mr Coulton will m...