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Stronger Communities Programme Round 4 open

Does your community organisation have a project which could benefit from funding?  Expressions of Interest for round four of the Stronger Communities Programme are now open. Applications for round four will need to be TOURISM FOCUSED infrastructure projects. The grants programme will deliver $150,000 to fund small capital projects i... read more »

Merredin farm group receives more than $89,000 for land care

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce that Merredin and Districts Farm Improveme... read more »

Morawa farm group gets $24,093 to research soil improvement

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce the Morawa Farm Improvement Group received... read more »

Smart Farms grant for land management group to create ‘living haystack’

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce Yarra Yarra Catchment Management Group Inc... read more »

Greening Australia gets more than $93,000 for Pilbara land care

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce Greening Australia (WA) Ltd was successful... read more »

More than $93,000 funding for Kimberley land care group

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce Jarlmadangah Burru Aboriginal Corporation ... read more »

Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation receives $98,000 for land care

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation in the... read more »

Kimberley land conservation group gets $100,000 for soil rehabilitation under Smart Farms grants

Seven land care groups across the Durack electorate will benefit from eight, Federal Government, Landcare Smart Farms Small Grants to adapt to change, innovate and become more sustainable. Federal Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, said she was pleased to announce the West Kimberley Land Conservation Distr... read more »

Tougher No Jab, No Pay rules take effect from July

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price supports the announcement that from 1 July, Durack parents who don’t vaccinate their children against disease will lose part of their fortnightly family support payment.  Family Tax Benefit Part A payments will be reduced by about $28 a fortnight for each child who does not meet immunisation requir... read more »

Investment in sport infrastructure to build stronger communities

Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price, encourages local sporting groups in Durack to apply for funding for a national $29.7million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure. The Community Sport Infrastructure grant program was launched by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie, enabling sport and community organisations to app... read more »

Volunteer organisations encouraged to apply for share in $20 million grants

Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price, encourages community organisations across the Durack electorate to apply for a share of $20 million in grants to support the work of their volunteers through the Volunteer Grants round announced this week. “The Federal Government recognises the value of Australia’s 8.7 million volunteers who gi... read more »

Carnarvon Aboriginal health service funded to deliver A Better Start to Life initiative

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is pleased a highly successful health program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and babies is now available for Durack residents of Shark Bay, Coral Bay and the Upper Gascoyne. This is part of the Federal Government’s national expansion of the New Directions: Mothers and Babies Services... read more »

Durack youth can set sail with Young Endeavour

Young Australians in the Durack electorate looking for an adventure out of the ordinary can apply for a voyage on Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said a voyage on Young Endeavour gives participants skills for life and the chance to test themselves in a challenging new environment. “During a... read more »

WA last State to join NDIS

As from 1 July 2018, the National Disability Insurance Agency assumed responsibility for the delivery of the NDIS in the Durack electorate. This is a milestone as WA is the final state to officially join the federally administered scheme. WA NDIS participants began transferring to the scheme from 1 April and will continue until 31 December. Peopl... read more »

Youth encouraged to go Heywire for regional Australia

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price believes young regional voices are an important part of the Durack electorate and they deserve to be heard. “They can be role models for their contemporaries and shine a spotlight on life in the regions,” she said. One way they can do this is to take part in Heywire; the annual competition for y... read more »
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