25 Oct 2019
Rural Health Commissioner reappointed to inject GPs into regional areas

The Liberal and Nationals Government’s focus on improving rural, regional and remote health will continue with the re-appointment today of National Rural Health Commissioner, Emeritus Professor Paul Worley.

23 Oct 2019
Support continues for drought-affected communities

Drought-hit communities will share in more than $1 million for community projects under the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program.

08 Oct 2019
Inspector-General sets up shop in Mildura

Mildura is set to become home to the Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources, with one of the two offices being set up in the city.

25 Sep 2019
Faster, fuller freight fast-tracked for investigation

A bold initiative from the Federal Government will fast-track the investigation of opportunities for three communities in the Parkes electorate to access the benefits of the heavier, faster, and more efficient trains of Inland Rail.

06 Sep 2019
Data shows Government is backing regional Australia

Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government Mark Coulton has welcomed new data showing the Liberal and National Government's migration program is benefiting regional areas and helping to secure their economic future.

30 Aug 2019
Inland Rail first construction complete

Freight trains travelling from the east and west will next month be running on the transformational Inland Rail North-West Connection following the completion of construction on the first section of the new track.

21 Aug 2019
Connectivity key to unlocking regional benefits from Inland Rail

The Liberal and Nationals Government is rolling out a $44 million program and enhancing its network of offices in the bush to support regional communities and industry to better connect to Inland Rail and the benefits that flow from fast,…

07 Aug 2019
Australian Maritime Safety Authority regional HQ opens in Coffs Harbour

Today's official opening of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's regional headquarters in Coffs Harbour is delivering on improved access to services for the maritime sector and more jobs for regional cities.

19 Jul 2019
Inland Rail regional office opening in Moree

A new regional office will open soon in Moree to support communities and local businesses from Narrabri to the New South Wales/Queensland border to identify and connect to the benefits of Inland Rail.

16 Jul 2019
700 mobile base stations delivering better phone services

More Australians than ever before are accessing better mobile coverage in regional areas, thanks to the Liberal-National Government's $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

11 Jul 2019
Transport savings on track for Aussie farmers

Significant transport savings could be on the way for farmers and manufacturers who shift their products and produce to the transformational Inland Rail.

30 May 2019
Ministerial Appointment

I am deeply honoured to have been appointed to the Coalition Government Ministry on 26 May 2019 as the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government.