Hon Mark Coulton MP

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Member for Parkes, New South Wales

Positions
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
Party
The Nationals
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

Shop 3, 153 Brisbane Street
Dubbo, NSW, 2830

Postal address

Shop 3, 153 Brisbane Street
Dubbo, NSW, 2830

Telephone:
(02) 6882 0999
Fax:
(02) 6882 9935

Electorate Office 2

69 Heber Street
Moree, NSW, 2400

Postal address

69 Heber Street
Moree, NSW, 2400

Telephone:
(02) 6751 1251
Fax:
(02) 6751 1253

Electorate Office 3

275 Argent Street
Broken Hill, NSW, 2880

Postal address

PO Box 443
Broken Hill, NSW, 2880

Telephone:
(08) 8087 7649
Fax:
(08) 8087 7605

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4607
Fax:
(02) 6277 8504

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Parkes, New South Wales, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Deputy Speaker from 30.8.2016 to 5.3.18.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment from 5.3.18.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 11.3.08 to 3.2.10 and from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Publications from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10 and from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16); Selection from 30.9.10 to 9.2.12 and from 13.3.12 to 9.5.16; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Indigenous Affairs from 25.9.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 22.2.10 to 19.7.10; National Capital and External Territories from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 26.11.12 to 13.3.13.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Party Whip, The Nationals from 14.9.10 to 30.8.16.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Ageing and the Voluntary Sector from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Water and Conservation from 20.1.09 to 8.12.09; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Emerging Trade Markets from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10.
Personal
  • Born 3.2.1958, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Farmer and grazier.
Local government service
  • Mayor, Gwydir Shire Council 2004-07.
Electorate
  • Description: rural.
  • Location: north-west of New South Wales; it includes the towns of Bingara, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Gulgong, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Moree, Mudgee, Mungindi, Narrabri, Narromine, Nyngan, Walgett, Warialda, Warren and Wellington.
  • Area: 393 413 sq km.
  • Electors enrolled: 107 363 (at 2.7.16).
  • Industries: Wool, beef, pork, wheat, cotton, oil seed crops, lucerne, fruit, vegetables, dairy cattle, horse, sheep and cattle studs, comprehensive agricultural support services, coal and opal mining, timber, wine growing, light engineering and construction industries.
  • State electorates: Parkes includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Dubbo, and parts of Barwon, Bathurst, Northern Tablelands, Tamworth and Upper Hunter.