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Entries for November 2013

Centenary Local Grants Program funding increased to $125,000

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that funding for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program (ACLGP) had increased to $125,000. “The Centenary of Anzac will be the most significant national period of commemoration in our nation’s history, and the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is an integral part of the C... read more »

Durack welcomes funding for new arts projects

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today welcomed funding for seven highly deserving arts organisations throughout the Durack electorate, which will provide more opportunities for audiences and artists to experience and participate in the arts. “This funding will ensure a continued and vibrant arts program in Durack that the whole c... read more »

Upholding our promise to scrap the carbon tax

The Coalition Government is keeping its election promise to the Australian people, with the House of Representatives yesterday voting to scrap the carbon tax. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the people of Durack voted against the Carbon Tax and now I have fulfilled my commitment to them in the Parliament. “This was an im... read more »

New Northwest Regional Ambulance Centre opens in Broome

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s opening of St John Ambulance’s new North West Regional Ambulance Centre in Broome. Ms Price said the $4.8 million centre, funded with a contribution of $2.5 million from the Australian Government, was a welcome expansion of facilities for staff, volunteers and the wider r... read more »

Federal Government announces major inquiry into child care

The Federal Government this week announced the commencement of a Productivity Commission inquiry into child care and early childhood learning across Australia. This announcement delivers on the Government’s priority commitment to task the Productivity Commission to inquire into how the child care system can be made more flexible, afford... read more »

Ballot opens for 100th anniversary commemorations at Gallipoli

Australians who would like the opportunity to attend Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015 can apply for the ballot now, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price announced today. “The 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli will be a very significant commemorative occasion for the... read more »

Coalition grants to drive Durack tourism

Four tourism businesses in Durack will each be receiving grants of $110,000, under a Coalition Government scheme designed to improve the quality of the visitor experience in Australia, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. “The scheme, known as the T-QUAL Grants—Tourism Quality Projects (TQP) Program, will provide ... read more »

Young Paraburdoo woman named as future rising star

A career, and ultimately, a life in politics is often not at the forefront of a young woman’s mind, but is one that should be encouraged, according to the newly elected Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. “Any program or group that dedicates itself to advocating for more women to enter into politics, such as the hard work of... read more »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S REGIONAL LIBERAL TEAM TAKE THEIR SEATS IN PARLIAMENT

Three newly elected regional Members of Parliament - Christian Porter in Pearce, Melissa Price in Durack and Rick Wilson in O’Connor- will be sworn in by the Governor General on Tuesday. During the Federal election campaign the Liberal trio emphasised they would use their access to key decision makers inside the Liberal team to be strong... read more »

Native title respondents back on level ground

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the reinstatement of $2.2 million in native title funding by the Coalition Government. “The reinstatement by Attorney General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC is another step by the Coalition Government to support Australian industry and provide much needed relief, particularly to ... read more »

Coalition scraps Labor’s self-education cap

Thousands of nurses, teachers, doctors and other hard working locals in Durack will be the big winners from the Coalition Government’s decision today to reverse Labor’s cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses. Member for Durack, Melissa Price, welcomed the announcement to ‘scrap the cap’ made today by the T... read more »

HIPPY help in Durack

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Durack will benefit from early next year when their parents and carers receive extra Australian Government support to be their child’s first - and best -teacher. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price announced that the Wunan Foundation has been chosen to deliver the Home Interaction Pro... read more »

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