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Mobile coverage switched on for Narracoota

People in the remote Meekatharra region will now benefit from improved mobile coverage thanks to the switch on of a new mobile base station under the Federal Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the switch on of a new mobile base station at Narracoota near Meekatharra. The new mob... read more »

Trayning aquatic centre upgrade with Building Better Regions funding

 The Shire of Trayning is set to benefit from a grant of more than $363,000 following the announcement that the Trayning Aquatic Centre will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project to help redevelop the aquatic centre facilities was... read more »

Building Better Regions Funding for Three Springs Early Childhood Learning Centre

The Shire of Three Springs is set to benefit from a grant of $500,000 following the announcement that Three Springs will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project will help towards the construction of an early childhood learning centre in ... read more »

$10 million upgrade for Geraldton Regional Airport with Building Better Regions Funding

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is thrilled to announce Geraldton Regional Airport will now be able to forge ahead with its $24 million upgrade with a funding boost of $10 million from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Infrastructure Fund. “This is fantastic news for the region and I have worked hard to achieve t... read more »

Funding builds better regions in Broome with $5 million for golf club

Broome is set to benefit from a grant of over $5 million following the announcement that the Broome Golf Club will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project to help redevelop the club house facilities and establish a restaurant café... read more »

Price delivers landmark funding for Indigenous Protected Areas in Durack during NAIDOC Week

More than $22 million to 8 Indigenous organisations to support 15 existing Indigenous Protected Areas over the next 5 years Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, announced during NAIDOC Week that the Federal Government will invest more than $22 million to support eight Indigenous organisations to p... read more »

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 »
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