March 13, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging not-for-profit community organisations to apply for the Community Heritage Grants Program.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community organisations such as public libraries, museums, hi... read more »
March 7, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price is delivering exactly what she promised to do, with 10 Durack Stronger Communities Programme projects now complete.
The Durack Stronger Communities Programme delivered infrastructure projects between $5,000 and $20,... read more »
March 7, 2017
The Federal Government is encouraging thousands of eligible Australians with intellectual impairment to register for the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme before the deadline of 30 April 2017.
The Scheme will deliver one-off payments of at least $100 to around 10,000 supported employees of Australian Disability Enterp... read more »
March 2, 2017
New funding for child and maternal health programs and primary health care will help keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children healthy and ready to learn when they start school, and ensure they are properly immunised.
Member for Durack Mel... read more »
March 1, 2017
Children were able to imagine what the future of Canberra looked like last Wednesday during the launch of the Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital exhibition at Geraldton Regional Library.
The touring exhibition was bought to Geraldton by the National Capital Authority and aims to give regional children a sense of ownership over Australia's ca... read more »
March 1, 2017
Port Hedland was the centre of attention following a community law and order forum, organised by the Member for Durack Melissa Price, Minister for Agriculture Hon Mark Lewis, and Liberal candidate for the Pilbara Mark Alchin.
"We cannot sit idly by ... read more »
February 28, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging parents and families to take advantage of the resources from a new website that have been launched by the Federal Government to help school children with their learning and homework.
Ms Price said the new website, Learning Potential Resources was filled with hundreds of ideas, activities, games and vi... read more »
February 28, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has encouraged artists and organisations to apply for the Festivals Australia program.
The program provides around $1.2 million each year for high quality arts and cultural projects in regional and remote Australia t... read more »
February 25, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price said new Federal Government incentives are now available to help local businesses hire additional staff.
Ms Price welcomed the changes, saying they will help local business to hire young people in our community.&nbs... read more »
February 24, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has expressed her disappointment with the 2017 Closing the Gap report.
This year’s report finds that just one of the seven Closing the Gap targets are on track to be met. Halving the gap in Year 12 attai... read more »
February 23, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government is ensuring multinational tax dodgers pay their fair share of tax, helping to ensure crucial government services Durack rely can be delivered and are more sustainable.
Ms Price has welcomed the news that around $2 billion in tax is expected to be clawed back this financial year under th... read more »
February 22, 2017
The Federal Government is delivering on its election commitment to appoint a National Rural Health Commissioner.
Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, rural ... read more »
February 21, 2017
WA Primary Health Network Midwest is one of four regions across Australia with higher than average suicide rates and will take part in a $46 million trial aimed at delivering better mental health services.
The Federal Government will est... read more »
February 20, 2017
Residents of Wiluna and Fitzroy Crossing will benefit from improved access to basic services and essential deliveries such as food, medicine and mail, as part of projects announced today under Round 4 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said more than $572,000 in funding will see the st... read more »
February 16, 2017
Farmers across Durack will benefit from improvements to the delivery of the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) payment, which will make it easier for those who are experiencing hardship.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government want... read more »