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Access to super-fast data services improves in WA Wheatbelt

Access to super-fast data services improves in WA Wheatbelt • New data centre and relay stations installed in North Eastern Wheatbelt region • Access to improved data services a boon for businesses and locals • $701,875 provided under Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund  New telecommunication equipmen... read more »

National Broadband Network Rollout Complete in the Kimberley

Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced the rollout of the nbn network is complete in the Kimberley with all homes and businesses now able to order an nbn service from a retail service provider.    Ms Price made the announcement at a special event held in Broome today where she unveiled artwork that has been created by students... read more »

Ensuring the Wheat Port Code continues to deliver for industry

The final round of consultation on the Wheat Port Code has begun, following initial feedback from farmers and exporters who said the Code has struck the right balance in creating a more competitive Australian wheat industry.   Member for Durack Melissa Price today encouraged stakeholders across Durack to contribute to the final round of cons... read more »

Lives set to be saved in Durack

Lives set to be saved in Durack   • The Federal Government has announced the 2018-19 funding allocation for Black Spot projects • Durack to receive $90,000 under the allocation, with 3 projects set to be delivered • $5,175,339 has been allocated in Western Australia toward 28 projects, forming a key plank of the Government&r... read more »

Funding flows for three aerodrome upgrades in Durack

 More than $240,000 from the Australian Government will be invested in in upgrading three aerodromes throughout Durack, improving access to basic services and essential deliveries such as food, medicine and mail under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program announced today. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said that funding of... read more »

Looking after the world, in our own backyard

Assistant Minister for the Environment the Hon Melissa Price MP today announced the Australian Government is investing more than $2.1 million in WA’s own amazing places. “I’m pleased that the world-renowned Ningaloo Reef and coastline, Purnululu National Park and the Shark Bay region will all receive $700,000 to help manage the... read more »

Marine Park's a big win for WA

Marine protection is everyone’s business and some would argue that our marine environment is WA’s greatest asset. The spotlight is on marine protection this week with the tabling of the Australian Marine Park management plans (the Plans) into the Federal Parliament. The Plans will protect our valuable marine environment while looking... read more »

New renewable energy plant complete for remote community

A major renewable energy project funded through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund is now providing the Mingullatharndo Aboriginal community near Roebourne, Western Australia, with clean water and more reliable electricity supplies.  Federal Member for Durack the Hon. Melissa Price MP opened the plant today, and s... read more »

Record Medicare bulk billing rate a win for patients in Durack

More patients in Durack are seeing their doctor without paying a cent, with the bulk-billing rate increasing to a record 85.8 per cent in the first half of the 2017–18 financial year.    This is the highest GP bulk-billing rate on record for the July to December period and it is nearly 4% higher than Labor’s 81.9 per cent, w... read more »

Major new Regional Growth Fund now open

Assistant Minister for the Environment the Hon Melissa Price MP today announced the Australian Government is investing more than $2.1 million in WA’s own amazing places. “I’m pleased that the world-renowned Ningaloo Reef and coastline, Purnululu National Park and the Shark Bay region will all receive $700,000 to help manage the... read more »

Ground-breaking flu vaccines to protect seniors in Durack

The Turnbull Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over 3 million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge.   These new vaccines will help provide stronger protection for over 65s in Durack. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the vaccines have been fast-tracked to ensure lives are saved and that Aust... read more »

High tide for Broome’s sea rescuers

• New HQ and rescue vessel delivered for Broome’s volunteer sea rescuers • Equipment and craft will help the group provide improved marine emergency services • The Coalition Government invested $500,000 in the project. A new headquarters and rescue vessel for Broome’s Volunteer Sea Rescue Group will protect Broome&rs... read more »

Price Delivers for the Goodness, Science, Sustainability and Innovation Festival through the National Science Week Grants program

Pollinators will bring the excitement and discovery of National Science Week to the Mid West after receiving $17,500 from the Australian Government for their National Science Week Festival.  The Goodness, Science, Sustainability and Innovation Festival will consist of 9 days of activities right across the Mid West, with an MRI machine on di... read more »

5 Durack Organisations Funded Through the Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program

Support for residents and community based anti-smoking campaigns in Durack is the local focus of record new funding for Australia’s first four-year Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program. “Together, we are making progress in reducing smoking rates but tobacco is still claiming the lives of far too many local Indigenous people,&rdq... read more »

Let's celebrate State's environmental diversity

Anyone who lives in WA knows that we have the greatest natural resource in the world, and it’s not iron ore, or gold deposits. That resource is the Western Australian environment. We have eight of the 15 National Biodiversity hotspots in this country, and my electorate of Durack takes in most of them.  As Assistant Minister for the... read more »
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