November 14, 2016
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s announcement of $20.5 million in new funding for McGrath Breast Care Nurses to ensure ongoing support for people being treated for breast cancer, including patients ... read more »
November 12, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Turnbull Government is getting young Australians ready and able to join the workforce through the innovative Youth Jobs PaTH programme.
Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) will help will increase young peo... read more »
November 11, 2016
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price welcomed news seventy-year-old Australians can now get the shingles vaccine for free.
Ms Price said the shingles vaccine will be free to eligible people, with a catch-up program available for adults aged 71 to 79 years.
“This new National Shingles Vaccination Program is an impo... read more »
November 11, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price has announced funding for the Community Group of Greenough, Broome Historical Society and Carnamah Historical Society through the Community Heritage Grants Program.
“I am pleased to announce the Community Group of Greenough has received $4,950 for a significance assessment of Greenough Museum’s Maley A... read more »
November 9, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Turnbull Government has taken further action to reduce domestic violence against women and children.
Backed with $100 million in funding, the Prime Minister has launched the Third Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
Last year more than 1... read more »
November 9, 2016
$3.5 million of major works now complete
Safer and faster for the 1,600 heavy vehicles using the intersection every day
The Great Northern Highway has been realigned at the intersection of North West Coastal Highway in the Pilbara, making the heavily used road safer and more productive for freight vehicles.
Federal Member fo... read more »
November 8, 2016
The Turnbull Government has announced an additional $697,529 will be provided to Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women’s Resource Centre through to June 2018.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the funding came out of the $92.7 million the Federal Government had allocated over four years to 30 June 2018 to ensure such important support se... read more »
November 5, 2016
Superfast broadband has arrived in Cervantes as the nbn makes services available to more than 600 homes and businesses. Residents in Cervantes can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week.
Member for Durack Melissa... read more »
November 3, 2016
Following her appointment as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has announced the Committee is holding an inquiry into the educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... read more »
November 2, 2016
Durack could see an increase in working holiday makers after the Turnbull Government launched a global $10 million campaign to attract more to Australia.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the campaign builds on the Coalition’s recent refo... read more »
November 1, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price is pleased to announce the Cape Leveque Road will be upgraded, among new road upgrades in the North West.
The Turnbull Government is committing $83.32 million towards upgrading the Cape Leveque Road and the ... read more »
October 31, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price is pleased to announce the Turnbull Government is providing $250,000 to the Martu Traditional Owners through the Threatened Species Recovery Fund.
The Federal Government is investing $5 million in the Threatened Species Recovery Fund to help galvanise community action to protect vulnerable wildlife by supp... read more »
October 28, 2016
Young Australians in Durack who are passionate about science and maths now have more opportunities to learn from and compete with the best through new government funding for a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities.
M... read more »
October 27, 2016
Durack’s Naomi Beath and Tegan Mossop have been named as finalists for the 2016 Australian Training Awards, which recognise excellence in skills and training.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the contenders were doing the local community proud and showing others just what can be achieved with hard work and dedication.
Naomi Beath fr... read more »
October 26, 2016
The Turnbull Government has started rolling out Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid training, with frontline workers in Durack the first to benefit.
The first of six training workshops to be held in Durack gets ... read more »