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STEM scholarships for Durack regional students

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price encourages students in the Durack electorate to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to study a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) course. Minister Price said applications were now open for the $24 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships pr... read more »

New meningococcal vaccine to support Durack teenagers

The Federal Government will invest $52 million to protect Australian teenagers, including those in the Durack electorate, against meningococcal, with the launch of a new free national program for 14- to 19-year-olds. Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said more than one million teenagers will receive the free meningoc... read more »

Applications are still open for Medicare eligible MRI licences

Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said a competitive public application process has been opened to determine the location for 20 Medicare eligible MRI licences. “There is no MRI machine north of Geraldton so I encourage the State Labor Government to apply for MRI licences for the North West, where there is an u... read more »
Fitzroy River Men’s Shed tools up with funding

$200 million Building Better Regions Funding Round 3 opens

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price encourages communities in the Durack electorate to apply for a share in $200 million under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Minister Price said the projects delivered under Round 3 will ensure regional and remote communities c... read more »

Better ageing grants to keep our elders healthy

Older Australian’s are a vibrant part of our community. Now the Federal Government is calling on sporting and community organisations to develop sporting programs targeted at the over 65s. The Move It Aus – Better Ageing grants program was launched last month, enabling national sporting organisations, along with non-government and loca... read more »

Backing local small businesses to invest

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price welcomes the legislation to extend the instant asset write-off for small businesses. Small businesses in Durack are set to benefit from additional opportunities to invest in their business and replace or upgrade their assets, with legislation to extend the $20,000 instant ass... read more »

$95m NAIF loan ensures Thunderbird Project is go

A $95 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will help bring a major new mine and mineral processing facility online in Western Australia, creating hundreds of jobs across the region.  Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said the loan to mining company Sheffield Resources L... read more »

Durack residents urged to contribute to Aged Care Royal Commission Terms of Reference

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price urges people living in the Durack electorate to have their say on the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into the aged care sector, through an online feedback tool.  This Royal Commission will primarily look at the quality of care provided in Residential and Hom... read more »

Durack electorate services invited to share in $40m aged care boost

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price welcomed both Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care, and the invitation for aged care providers to apply for funding to improve their operations. Durack aged care services are being invited to share in $40 million now availabl... read more »

Durack residents encouraged to nominate mobile black spots

The Federal Government has re-opened the Mobile Black Spot Program’s Database of Reported Black Spot Locations for new nominations from state and local governments, and Federal Members of Parliament. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said residents in Durack are strongly encouraged to nominate mobile ph... read more »

Mobile coverage switched on for Minilya

People living and travelling in the remote Minilya 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. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price welcomed the recent switch on of a new mo... read more »

Minister Price opens Bencubbin Multipurpose Complex redevelopment

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price said more locals in the central Wheatbelt are set to enjoy regional sporting and community events thanks to a $2.6 million redevelopment of the Bencubbin Multipurpose Complex, which is now officially complete. Opening the complex redevelopment earlier this month, Minister Pri... read more »

More than $1 million funding for Kellerberrin heavy vehicle route upgrade

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price says heavy vehicle routes in the Durack electorate will soon be more efficient, more reliable and safer, thanks to 10 upgrades across the electorate being funded under Round Six of the Federal Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program. ”I have bee... read more »

More than $3.5 million in funding as heavy vehicle productivity and safety program rolls in

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price says heavy vehicle routes in the Durack electorate will soon be more efficient, more reliable and safer, thanks to 10 upgrades across the electorate being funded under Round Six of the Federal Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program. ”I have bee... read more »
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