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Durack shares in $9 million NDIS assistance funding

The Morrison Government has announced  new grant recipients that  have been provided through the second round of the Transition Assistance Funding initiative under the Boosting the Local Care Workforce program.  The Federal Member for Durack, The Hon Melissa Price, said 14 grants worth up to $20,000 each have bee... read more »

Santa delivers for Durack Schools

As the Federal Member for Durack, I am thrilled to confirm that as another busy school year concludes for teachers, parents and students, there is new funding confirmed from the Morrison Government for Durack schools next year. “Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities – that’s why the... read more »

Integrating Aboriginal Communities and the Rare Earth Industry

The Federal Member for Durack has congratulated  the Wunan Foundation, Northern Minerals and remote East Kimberley communities at the opening of the Browns Range Heavy Rare Earths Project, 160km South-east of Halls Creek. “This project has connected the East Kimberley region to the global rare earth industry by providing the opportunity... read more »

Smart Farms Small Grants

Farmers in Durack with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas can turn them into reality by applying for grants of up to $50,000 under Round 3 of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said Australian farmers had a long history of early adoption of innovations. “We want to hear about clever ... read more »

Building Better Regions Fund Round 4

The latest $200 million round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will be wholly and soley dedicated to helping the communities hardest hit by drought. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is urging communities in Durack to take advantage of the fund and get local infrastructure and community-building projects of all sizes off the gr... read more »

New 'Saluting Their Service' Funding Available

Commemorative projects in Durack may benefit from a funding boost and expanded eligibility of the Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program. The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the expansion to the STS Grants Program is part of the Government’s election commitments, and will see an extra $10 million all... read more »

Step Up in Drought Support for Durack

Drought affected pastoralists, farmers, small businesses and rural towns are set for an immediate cash injection to keep stock fed and watered, keep businesses open, keep locals in work and pump funds into local economies. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the increased support announced by Prime Minister Morris... read more »

Have Your Say on the Future Drought Fund

· Independent Committee’s planned public consultations begin this weeK · Meetings across Australia · Opportunity to participate in person or online The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee’s public consultations across Australia have begun. The committee has provided the government with their plan for d... read more »


Local road maintenance in Durack electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Australian Government would deliver over $27 million to 117 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads. “The... read more »


The Australian Government has opened the second round of Transition Assistance Funding to help businesses build their workforce capabilities to effectively operate in the NDIS. A total funding pool of $8.8 million is available in this latest round. Disability and Age Care organisations are encouraged to apply for their share of Transition Assista... read more »

New grants available for swimming programs in Durack

The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging local community groups to apply fornew swimming grants. The grants will enable or improve opportunities for organisations with the capability to provide or facilitate the provision of swimming and aquatics activities including but not limited to learn to swim, water safety, aquatics fitnes... read more »


Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the Morrison Government’s new Regional Airports Program. A commitment of $100 million over four years from 2019–20 to 2022–23 is part of the Morrison Government’s plan to help owners of regi... read more »

Kicking goals for Country Sport

Local Sporting Champions is a Morrison Government program that provides grants to children aged 12-18 who are attending eligible state, national or international championships. The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the new round of grants. As a representative of a regional, rural and remote electorate it is an opportunity for... read more »

Narembeen Community Precinct Upgraded

                                               Medical service and education opportunities have expanded in the Western Australian town of Narembeen following an upgrade to the Wheatbelt town’s Medical Centre and Commu... read more »

'AgShows’ grant applications now open

                       Show societies in Durack are encouraged to apply for Australian Government Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program  (AgShows)  funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions. Member for Dur... read more »
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