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Price welcomes switch to NBN for 320 additional locals

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement by NBN Co that around 320 additional Mid-West locals, including farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network. The NBN service will be accessed via a fixed-wireless site located at Cape Burney. Ms Price said the Coalition is committed ... read more »

Durack environment and heritage organisations gain funding

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed funding for environment and heritage organisations in Durack, under the Abbott led Government’s Grants to Voluntary Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations (GVESHO). “We all benefit from the hard work and dedication of our environment and heritage volunteers. The Gover... read more »

Government delivers free basic health care to all Defence families

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Abbott led Government’s launch of the National Australian Defence Force (ADF) Family Health Program. “This important Government initiative commenced on 1 January 2014 and delivers on one of the Government’s key Defence election commitments; to provide free basic health care... read more »

New projects to protect Indigenous languages in Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed more than $300,000 in funding for new Indigenous language preservation projects in Durack. “The funding is part of the Abbott led Government’s $2.6 million funding commitment to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples keep their languages alive,” Ms Price said. Th... read more »

It’s your time to think big about Australian agriculture

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today's release of an issues paper that will guide the future development of the Abbott led Government's Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. The issues paper was released by Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and identifies the key matters the Government would like input on. Issues ... read more »
Building WA transport infrastructure for the 21st Century

Broome welcomes funding for maritime heritage

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today welcomed funding for the Broome Historical Society and Museum, to help care for and promote maritime heritage in Broome and the wider Kimberley region. Ms Price said the Broome Historical Society and Museum would receive $10,000 in funding for a Stateships Exhibition.  “A professional des... read more »

Local Durack government schools encouraged to become Independent Public Schools

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price will be encouraging local Durack public schools to consider participating in the Coalition Government’s new $70 million Independent Public School initiative. Ms Price said the Independent Public School initiative would help local government schools to become more independent by increasing their own loc... read more »

January storms and floods

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement that disaster assistance is being made available for Durack communities impacted by severe flooding during the period of 16 to 24 January 2014. The announcement was made today by Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services... read more »

$1.5 million for local airstrip upgrade

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today welcomed the Abbott led Government’s $1.5 million investment to upgrade local Durack airstrips as part of the Regional Aviation Access Programme. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss today announced that 39 remote communities, including si... read more »

Price welcomes skin cancer inquiry

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement of a new inquiry into skin cancer by the House of Representatives Health Committee. According to Cancer Council Australia, two in three Australians will be diagnosed with a skin cancer by the time they turn 70 years of age. In 2011, 1544 people died from the melanom... read more »

Australian of the Year Awards 2014

Australia Day is a time of celebration, not just of our nation and how it has progressed, but to celebrate and honour those who make a significant difference in our community, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. “I attended the Australian of the Year celebration in Canberra to reflect on the many Australians from all walks... read more »

Durack schools to benefit from greater industry linkages

New Trades Skills Centres, benefitting the Durack electorate, will forge closer links with industry as the Abbott led Government strengthens its focus on vocational education and training in schools, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. Ms Price said vocational education and training in schools would provide students in Halls... read more »

Applications open for Farm Finance in WA

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that applications are now open for eligible WA farm businesses to apply for concessional loans. “Funding across Australia was allocated on a needs basis, with Western Australia to receive $50 million over two years, after a review of Far... read more »
HIPPY nominations sought for Durack Indigenous Communities
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