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Entries for November 2014

SJA Cardiac Campaign in Kalbarri

MP kick-starts cardiac campaign for St John Ambulance Kalbarri Sub Centre St John Ambulance in Kalbarri is promoting the need for more defibrillators in the community and it aims to put 20 into the popular holiday destination. Federal Durack MP Melissa Price has kick-started the campaign to make sure that Kalbarri is well-equipped to respond ... read more »

Pilbara Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre opened

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, and Member for Durack, Melissa Price, have congratulated the Yaandina Family Centre on the official opening today of a new residential drug and rehabilitation centre located on the Great Northern Highway near South Hedland in the Pilbara. Minister Nas... read more »

Price applauds “firsts” for Geraldton’s Serena Giudice

Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack congratulated Serena Giudice on being the first woman to win a National Master Builders Award. Heralded on Friday night as Australia’s Young Builder of the Year, the National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards acknowledge excellence in the building and construction industry. &l... read more »

60 jobs for Indigenous people in the Pilbara

Sixty Indigenous job seekers in the Pilbara will be placed into guaranteed jobs in pastoral and land management through the opening of the region’s third Vocational Training & Employment Centre (VTEC). Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and local Member for Durack, Ms Melissa Price, today announced the new Centre loca... read more »

Roads to Recovery funding flows in Durack

COUNCILS in the electorate of Durack will today receive their share of Australian Government Roads to Recovery Programme funding to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Australian Government has paid over $69 million to 183 local government authorities nationwide, including alm... read more »

Trade deal with China to boost jobs, growth and living standards

The Abbott Government has concluded negotiations for an historic free trade agreement with China – our largest trading partner – which will deliver significant benefits for both Australia and the Durack electorate, Melissa Price, Member for Durack said today. In a little over 12 months in office the Abbott Government has now concl... read more »

Durack gets three more ANZAC Centenary grants

A further three projects in the electorate of Durack have been recognised in a secondary announcement of successful applications to the ANZAC Centenary Grants program. The grants program is a key element of the Australian Government’s ANZAC Centenary program through which funding of up to $125 000 shall be allocated to successful app... read more »

Price promotes level playing field

Australia is the franchise capital of the world. The sector is a great source of enterprise and innovation in numerous towns and in the cities of Karratha and Geraldton, in Durack. The Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson has released the Commonwealth Government’s improved Franchising Code of Conduct to ensure the Australian franch... read more »

Green Army round 2 open for application in Durack

Applications are open for community-led Green Army projects that support practical, grassroots environment and heritage conservation activities across Durack, which includes the northern Wheatbelt, Midwest, Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley. The Australian Government is providing additional opportunities in the 2014/15 financial year for co... read more »

Safety improvements for the Great Northern Highway

The Australian and Western Australian governments are getting on with delivering world class infrastructure with detailed planning now underway for the $384 million upgrade of the Great Northern Highway between Muchea to Wubin.  Assistant Minister for Infrastructure Jamie Briggs said upgrades to the Great Northern Highway will include... read more »

Upskilling Durack’s Child Care educators

Child care educators in the electorate of Durack are among more than 50,000 long day care educators across Australia set to benefit from a $200 million Federal Government investment in professional development. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack said the Abbott Government’s Long Day Care Professional Development Programme will d... read more »

Forrest Personnel Inc wins tender to provide disability employment services

Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack said today that Forrest Personnel Inc will help people with disability find jobs as part of a $300 million per year Government programme. Ms Price said the Government had this year opened up to competitive tender the 47 per cent of Disability Management Service (DMS) currently delivered by CRS Austral... read more »

Kimberley Personnel Inc wins tender to provide disability employment services

Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack said today that Kimberley Personnel Inc will help people with disability find jobs as part of a $300 million per year Government programme. Ms Price said the Government had this year opened up to competitive tender the 47 per cent of Disability Management Service (DMS) currently delivered by CRS Austral... read more »

Pannawonica Preschool sets the tone for language trials

Member for Durack, Melissa Price has confirmed the Children Services Support Unit - Pannawonica Early Learning Centre as one of forty sites across Australia selected to take part in the Abbott Government’s trial of a second language in the year before school. Ms Price said the $9.8 million Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) t... read more »

Pause to remember with a poppy

Melissa Price, Member for Durack, today encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve our nation in times of war, conflict and on peacekeeping operations. &ldqu... read more »
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