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St Mary’s College Broome to get upgrade with Federal grant

Secondary school students at St Mary's College in Broome will benefit from new classrooms, a dance studio, a food and textiles facility and upgraded bus shelter thanks to a Federal Government grant. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government would provide $1,000,563 towards the project at St Mary's College through the Capital... read more »

Federal grant for new teacher housing at Rawa Community School

Rawa Community School’s Kunawarritji Campus, via Newman in the Pilbara, will benefit from new teacher housing thanks to a Federal Government grant. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government would provide $117,000 towards the project at Rawa Community School through the Capital Grants Program. “Students and teachers t... read more »

Building better regional telecommunications

The release of the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review this month, reinforces the Federal Government’s strategy to invest in telecommunications to build a stronger regional economy and help create jobs. This independent review is conducted every three years to examine how people are using telecommunications services in regional, rural an... read more »

Remote Kimberley base station switched on at Kalumburu

A further mobile phone base station has been switched on in Durack, at the remote location of Kalumburu in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Kalumburu is located about 550km north-west of Kununurra and about 650km north-east of Derby on the banks of the King Edward River. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price... read more »

Government takes action to ensure Durack small businesses get paid on time

The Federal Government is taking action to ensure small businesses in the Durack electorate get paid on time. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said small businesses shouldn’t have to wait months and months to be paid for work already completed. “Cash flow is crucial to the prosperity and health ... read more »
Standing Committee leaps on cane toad spread

$100 million to support Durack type 1 diabetes patients

The Federal Government will expand free access to glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people in the Durack electorate up to $7,000 a year. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price welcomed the $100 million announcement and said the investment guarantee... read more »

Former Geraldton Universities Centre Director part of expert regional education advisory group

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the National Regional, Rural and Remote Higher Education Strategy, and is thrilled the Advisory Group will include a well-credentialled Durack resident. “I’m thrilled that Ms Meredith Wills, former Gerald... read more »

Funding for farmers and innovators in Durack

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price is calling on local landholders and community groups to apply for Round 2 of Smart Farms Small Grants. Minister Price said Landcare groups, NRM bodies, Indigenous organisations and community groups in the Durack electorate could apply for grants of between $5,000 and $200,000... read more »

Healthy Minds program to support young Australians

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said a thousand adolescents across the country will be selected to participate in a trial designed to prevent and reduce the risk of depression, anxiety and eating disorders. The Federal Government will provide $210,000 to the Healthy Minds Program to trial the mental health ... read more »

Big win for Geraldton and Pilbara Universities Centres

Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said she is excited that today funding has been announced for the expansion of the Geraldton Universities Centre and the establishment of the Pilbara Universities Centre in the Pilbara. “The Geraldton Universities Centre has been operating since 2010 as an incorporated body and... read more »

Price welcomes further amendments to My Health Record

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price welcomed the Federal Government’s introduction of further legislative amendments to the My Health Record system to ensure the safety and privacy of information. Minister Price said the government has listened to concerns raised by a variety of groups and My Health Recor... read more »

Warroora the latest mobile base station to be switched on

A further mobile base station has been switched on in Durack under the Federal Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Telstra has flicked the switch at Warroora which is located about 175 km north of Carnarvon and about 20 km south east of Coral Bay in the Gascoyne. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Me... read more »

Changes to working holiday visa a boon for Durack

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price applauded the Federal Government’s announcement today, of changes to the Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa program and the Seasonal Worker Program to target genuine workforce shortages in regional Australia. “The Federal Government will increase the number of visa ... read more »

Three mobile base stations switched on in the Kimberley

Three more Durack mobile base stations have been switched on under the Federal Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program, this time in the Kimberley. Two have been switched on in the World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park in the Kimberley – home of the magnificent Bungle Bungles – one at the Wilderness Lodge and ... read more »
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