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Bruce Rock High School True Blue Dreaming Mentor Program wins $16,500 in Federal Funding

Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced a grant for $16,500 for the Bruce rock parents and Citizens Association has been approved by the Federal Government.  “I am incredibly pleased to see this money contributed, as the money will towards a review of the Blue Dreaming program at the Bruce Rock High School, which I believe... read more »

Karratha receives $22,500 in federal funding for the AICD Governance Training Course

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced that $22,500 in federal funding has been released for the Karratha Business Centre to deliver AICD Governance Training Courses in Karratha.  “It is vitally important we have the executive officers and directors of the non-for-profit sector across the updated legislative requi... read more »

Linking Martu with Job opportunities in the Western Desert

Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced $19,500 for the Kalyuku Ninti-Puntuku Ngurra Martu organisation to deliver a jobs boost for the Martu population of the East Pilbara.  “Parrngurr has been chosen as the site for the project as the Martu have expressed a strong desire for meaningful paid activity on their lands away f... read more »

Kununurra receives $32,100 for a Community Learning Centre business case

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced $32,100 in funding for the business case for the proposed Kandiwal Community Learning Centre in Kununurra.  “I am incredibly pleased to have been able to provide funding for this project, as the development of a community learning centre has been identified as a real priority in ... read more »

$20,000 for the West Midlands Regional Brand initiative

Member for Durack Melissa Price Today announced $20,000 in funding for the West Midlands Group Incorporated, a marketing group set up to establish a regional brand for the West Midlands Region. “By establishing a strong regional brand, primary producers can increase demand and awareness for their products produced in the region, which is i... read more »

Building Better Region's Windfall for the Mid West

Building Better Region’s Windfall for the Mid West The Midwest will benefit economically and culturally with community projects being awarded grants under the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund - Community Investment Stream.  Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Mid West has received funding for two... read more »

The Mid West & Gascoyne receives $9,869,620 for 2 projects from the Building Better Regions Fund

• $9,082,620 for the construction of a new industrial waste management facility in Onslow, the only facility of its kind in Western Australia.  The new facility will be a highly cost effective alternative for the mining industry in the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Mid West.  • $787,000 for the Upgrade of the Shire of Yalgoo Dual Use S... read more »

Local Drug Action Team rolling out in Broome

Community groups in Durack are joining forces under a Turnbull Government plan to tackle the scourge of ice, drugs and alcohol at a grass-roots level, delivering support to help those battling drug and alcohol addiction.    In the latest offensive, the next 40 Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) have been announced to tackle the challenges ... read more »

Local Drug Action Team rolling out in Port Hedland

Community groups in Durack are joining forces under a Turnbull Government plan to tackle the scourge of ice, drugs and alcohol at a grass-roots level, delivering support to help those battling drug and alcohol addiction.    In the latest offensive, the next 40 Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) have been announced to tackle the challenges ... read more »

The Pilbara & Gascoyne receives $9,884,171 for 3 projects from the Building Better Regions Fund

• $9,082,620 for the construction of a new industrial waste management facility in Onslow, the only facility of its kind in Western Australia.  The new facility will be a highly cost effective alternative for the mining industry in the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Mid-West.  • $545,700 for a pilot program for off-grid solar and water ... read more »

The Kimberley receives $8,718,400 for 4 projects from the Building Better Region’s Fund

• $4,800,000 for the Wunan Foundation and Northern Minerals Ltd for a training facility to integrate Kimberley Aboriginal Communities with the Rare Earth Mining industry in Halls Creek • $2,944,400 for Nyamba Buru Yawuru for a community meeting place at Cable Beach, which will add another tourist attraction to the town, by encouraging co... read more »

The Wheatbelt receives $701,875 from the Building Better Regions Fund.

 $701,875 for the installation of new telecommunications infrastructure for the North Eastern Wheatbelt, connecting local businesses and communities.  The Wheatbelt will receive a boost following news they have won $701,875 in Federal funding through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, ... read more »

10,000 YOUNG AUSTRALIANS TO GET ON THE RIGHT PaTH

 Another leading industry organisation has backed in the Coalition Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program with a commitment to deliver thousands of internships for young Australians. The Australian Retailers Association has confirmed it will partner with the Turnbull Government and deliver up to 10,... read more »

Stronger Communities EOI Form

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Productivity Commission into GST – Price welcomes an ally in the fight against Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

Member for Durack Melissa Price spoke in Parliament last week on Western Australia’s GST allocation, following news the New South Wales Government is also calling for a change to the model.   “The Western Australian Federal Liberals have been talking about this since I got elected in 2013; arguing that the GST model is broken and... read more »
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