Entries for November 2016
November 30, 2016
The Turnbull Government’s new Building Better Regions Fund will invest in projects that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger rural, regional and remote communities into the future.
This new $297 million fund launched by M... read more »
November 29, 2016
Teaching, training and retaining the next generation of health workers in rural, regional and remote Australia is a priority for the Turnbull Government.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government has moved to streamline the former ... read more »
November 28, 2016
From classifying galaxies to counting koalas across the country, recording rainfall or sleeping habits, citizen science projects give Australians the chance to contribute to scientific research.
The Turnbull Government will provide $4 million in Ci... read more »
November 27, 2016
Pre-schoolers in Pannawonica will have the opportunity to learn a foreign language as the Turnbull Government announced that applications for the popular Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program were now open.
Member for Durac... read more »
November 25, 2016
Community organisations in Durack are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to assist the work of their volunteers.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the funding is being provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant funding ro... read more »
November 24, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Turnbull Government is investing record funding in health as part of its commitment to strengthen the regional, rural and remote health system so that Australians living in these areas have access to the best ... read more »
November 23, 2016
Wyalkatchem Men’s Shed will receive $4,950 from the Turnbull Government to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing in the Wheatbelt.
This grant is part of $400,000 in national funding which will be distributed to 93 community Men’s Sheds across Australia.
Announcing the grant today, Member for Durack Melissa Price sai... read more »
November 22, 2016
Three Durack schools will have their facilities boosted after the Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced over $2.7 million in funding through the Capital Grants Program.
Ms Price congratulated St Joseph’s in Wyndham, St Mary’s... read more »
November 19, 2016
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s launch of the National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2015-2019 implementation plan, developed thanks to the Turnbull Government’s commitment of $9.4 million in funding announced at the 2016/17 Budget, to continue work already being done around AMR r... read more »
November 17, 2016
Australia welcomed more than eight million international tourists over the last 12 months according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said this is the first time Australia has broken the ei... read more »
November 16, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price has announced nbn construction in Broome, Derby and Kununurra will now commence in early 2017 to maximise the continuity of construction across the Kimberley.
Construction will commence in Derby, Broome and ... read more »
November 15, 2016
Member for Durack Melissa Price has encouraged the community to honour Remembrance Day and remember every Australian who has made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation.
“Remembrance Day on November 11 marks 98 years since the Armistice that ended the First World War,” Ms Price said.
“I encourage eve... read more »
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 »