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Investment in suicide prevention in Halls Creek/Tjurabalan

The Australian Government is supporting efforts to reduce suicide in Indigenous communities in the Halls Creek/Tjurabalan region with funding of $300,000 to the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council. The funding, from the Community Development Fund, will support the Suicide Prevention Service and will also create employment, with 10 Ind... read more »

Price welcomes assistance for farming families

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the passing of legislation that will see permanent assistance available for Durack farming families under the new Farm Household Allowance. “The passage of the Farm Household Support Bill 2014 will give more farming families in Durack, and in particular those who are doing it tough in the... read more »
Pointless red tape a thing of the past under Abbott led Government

Northern Australia inquiry set to begin

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is looking forward to partaking in the Northern Australia Committee’s first public hearing into the development of Northern Australia this Friday 21 March in Parliament House, Canberra. “The aim of this initial public hearing is to provide all Committee Members with foundational evidence from ke... read more »

Celebrating Harmony Day in Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today encouraged people across Durack to be part of Australia's largest national multicultural event - Harmony Day 2014. Harmony Day on 21 March gives communities across Durack the opportunity to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and recognise local groups and individuals. It coincides with the... read more »

Don’t forget to have your say on Durack’s agriculture future

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is reminding all residents of Geraldton and district to have their say on the future of Australia’s agriculture sector when a government taskforce is in town on 21 March. “The Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper Taskforce will be coming to Geraldton to meet one-on-one with locals and for a r... read more »

Opening the door to more mineral discoveries

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s release of a discussion paper on the Exploration Development Incentive, which will provide junior exploration companies with access to an incentive for capital raising to help them make more mineral discoveries. The discussion paper was released by Minister for Industry Ian Mac... read more »

$50m boost to help small businesses export

The Abbott Government has moved to help small and medium sized businesses in Durack to reach their export potential with a $50 million boost to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Government was also seeking to enhance the way the EMDG scheme is administered after it was cut by $25 m... read more »
Apply now for your Local Sporting Champions grant

Apply now for your Local Sporting Champions grant

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced that applications are open for the 2014-15 Round 1 Local Sporting Champions (LSC) grants for eligible Durack residents. The LSC program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation or ... read more »

Price welcomes a big win for Western Australian farmers

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Commonwealth Government and Western Australian State Government’s combined approach to rolling out last week’s announcement by the Prime Minister of a $280 million drought assistance package, as a priority. “It is important that as many Western Australian farm businesses a... read more »

Price launches drive to boost volunteering in Durack

In a push to get more people volunteering for community groups and events in Durack, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has linked up with the DoSomething! charity to launch a website that makes it easier for people to volunteer. By typing in their suburb or postcode at people will be able to find ... read more »

How does Australia’s employee award system affect you?

With a review of Australia’s employee award system underway by the Fair Work Commission (FWC), your regional representatives want to hear directly from you to assess whether penalty rates are still relevant. Member for Durack Melissa Price and Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson are calling for all business owners, industry representative... read more »

Durack, it’s your time to think big about Australian agriculture

Residents of Durack are invited to make an appointment to have their say on the future of Australia’s agriculture sector when a government taskforce visits the Electorate in March, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price.   Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce today announced that the Agricultural Competitiveness White Pa... read more »

Durack drought assistance now available

From Monday, farmers doing it tough in and around Durack can apply for government assistance as part of a new $320 million comprehensive drought support package. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement today that greater support will be made availa... read more »
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