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Support for NAIDOC Week celebrations in Durack

Member for Durack Melissa Price announced that 26 organisations across the electorate would benefit from the Federal Government’s 2018 NAIDOC Week grants round “The National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week is an annual celebration of the histories, rich cultures, outstanding achievements and ongoing contr... read more »

NBN rollout in Durack near complete

The Electorate of Durack has successfully made the transition to Australia’s next-generation broadband service. It is expected that by the end of August 2018, the National Broadband Network will be available to more than 99 percent of premises spread across an electorate landmass of more than 1.6 million square kilometres. This has occurre... read more »

New era of child care support to benefit families in Durack

More child care support for more families in Durack is here with the start of the Federal Government’s new child care system. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the reforms would provide much needed child care relief for local families. “For too long, families in the Durack electorate have struggled with the cost of child care and a... read more »

National Redress Scheme begins in Durack

Member for Durack Melissa Price said survivors of child sexual abuse living in Durack should apply to the National Redress Scheme that launched on 1 July. The National Redress Scheme was a recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Ms Price said the Scheme was established to provide counselling, an ... read more »

Midwest gets boost under Building Better Regions Fund

 • $20,000 – For Geraldton Theatre Production, City of Greater Geraldton The Midwest will enjoy a boost following the announcement of a successful project under the Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investment stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the community-based project, a theatre production,... read more »

Regional boost for the Pilbara under Building Better Regions Funding

• $178,596 – Talent Pool - Royal Life Saving Society, Port Hedland • $98,000 – Digital O Project - Aboriginal Youth, Agency and Digital Inclusion • $20,000 – Going Digital - A Strategy to Activate Tourism in the Pilbara • $20,000 – Pilbara Waste Diversion Strategy The Pilbara is se... read more »

Regional boost for the Kimberley under Building Better Regions Fund

• $99,523 – Roebuck Bay International Bird Airport: A Celebration of Shorebirds • $20,000 – East Kimberley Indigenous Women’s Leadership Development The Kimberley is set to receive a boost following the announcement of two successful projects under the Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investment... read more »

All better off from fairer way to share the GST

The Federal Government is delivering on its promise to fix problems in the system used to share the revenue from the GST leaving all states and territories better off. This will be the first time real changes have been made to fix problems in how the GST is shared since the GST was introduced almost 20 years ago. “This problem has been kick... read more »

Mobile Black Spot Program Round 4 Announced

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Federal Government’s plan to address more mobile service blackspots across regional Western Australia. The Federal Government is committing $25 million for a fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program, delivering more coverage to regional and remote communities. Member for Dura... read more »

Price solves power problem at Kooljaman

The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has delivered the award winning, Indigenous owned and operated Kooljaman Resort in Cape Leveque a grant  to go “off-grid” and cut down on their diesel fuel use.   The funding was jointly awarded through the Indigenous Entrepreneurs Fund, and the Indigenous Land Corporation.&nbs... read more »

$2.5 million in community safety grants for Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced the Federal Government will provide just $2.5 million in funding for 14 safer communities projects to protect communities from violent crimes in regional areas.  The funding has been committed under Round 2 of the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund. Federal Member ... read more »


Works have started on the upgrade of Great Northern Highway from Maggie Creek to Wyndham in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region with the new section of road set to improve regional connectivity.  Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the works would improve road safety and access along Great Northern Highway heading into Wyndh... read more »

War on Waste starts in the West

Like most Australians, I’m a keen recycler – one of the 96 per cent who told a recent survey they participate regularly in recycling, by separating their bottles, cans, papers and other recyclable material every week.  The National Waste Report 2016 tell us that Australia has increased the amount of waste we recycle in by almost... read more »

Cervantes residents advised to switch to NBN before May 11 cut-off date

The 18 month migration period for Cervantes residents to switch to the nbn is nearly over, with residents advised to make the transition before it is too late.  May 11 will mark the turn-off date for phone lines and internet services in town not already provided by nbn.    Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the residen... read more »

Price welcomes GST Top Up & Calls for Geraldton Hospital Upgrade

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today welcomed the decision to increase hospital infrastructure funding for Western Australian, in direct response to the State’s continued low level of GST funding.  Ms Price said she was pleased to see the commitment to Western Australian health from the Federal Government, pending the com... read more »
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