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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 »
Price announces NBN rollout in the Kimberley

New headspace services to support young people in the Pilbara

The Turnbull Government will provide new headspace services for young people across the Pilbara region.  $2.3 million will be invested over two years and the new services will help to address some of the current challenges experienced by young people living in the local area, which in some cases lead to mental ill-health, self-harm and suic... read more »

$850,000 investment in Indigenous rangers for the Pilbara

The Coalition Government will provide the Yaburara and Coastal Mardudhunera Aboriginal Corporation with almost $850,000 to establish an ongoing Indigenous ranger team to work on Mardudhunera Country in the western Pilbara region of Western Australia. The investment was announced by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Mem... read more »

'Name Our Icebreaker' competition extended for Durack school students

A competition that gives local students in Durack the chance to win a trip to Antarctica has been extended until Friday 7 July. The ‘Name our Icebreaker’ competition will see up to 12 students fly to Antarctica for a day and become the first children to set foot on the continent under the Australian Antarctic Division program. Mem... read more »
Price announced NBN rollout in the Kimberley

Indigenous Education Package

The Turnbull Government will invest an additional $138 million to increase opportunities and improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The 1967 Referendum 50th Anniversary Indigenous Education Package will support First Australians through their education and into employment. The announcement today honours t... read more »
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