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Entries for December 2015

Safer streets coming soon to Durack

Member for Durack Melissa Price and Minister for Justice Michael Keenan today announced that grant applications for Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Safer Streets Programme opened on 17 December 2015.   Round 2 of the Safer Streets Programme will invest up to $29.4 million in individual grants for local government organisations and... read more »

Local organisations help tackle Indigenous smoking in Durack

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd, WA Country Health Service, Ngaanyatjarra Health Service, Mawarnkarra Health Service and Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service based in Durack are participating in the Australian Government’s programme to help control tobacco use among Indigenous Australi... read more »
Tourism boom continues for Durack

Another week, another National Landcare grant across the Northern Agricultural region

The Australian Government welcomes today’s announcement from the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council that 8 landholders across 6 projects will share in $140,403 in grants under the National Landcare Programme. Grants of up to $30,000 have been awarded to landholders across the Northern Agricultural Region to establish farming demonstr... read more »
Price getting people into work
National Carer Gateway launched to help carers in Durack

Export sales to Korea surge following FTA

Member for Durack Melissa Price said Australian businesses have wasted no time in taking advantage of the Free Trade Agreement with Korea, with export sales in a variety of areas increasing significantly over the past 12 months.   Ms Price said since the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) came into force on 12 Dece... read more »
Turnbull Govt kicks in $5,000 to Durack Surf Life Saving Clubs

China FTA to start before Christmas

Member for Durack Melissa Price said local exporters are now less than two weeks away from realising the substantial benefits created by the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), following confirmation the FTA will enter into force on Sunday.    Ms Price explained the announcement by the Minister for Trade and Investment... read more »

Durack artists to receive Australia Council grant

Member for Durack Melissa Price congratulated John Bennett for receiving an Arts  Projects Organisations 2015 grant, and the Broome Aboriginal Media Association  Aboriginal Corporation and Marrugeku Inc on receiving an Arts Projects for Individuals  and Groups 2015 grant through the Australia Council’s September core grants ... read more »

Progress continues on life-saving Broome infrastructure investments

Works are well underway on two significant infrastructure projects in Broome, one establishing a Royal Flying Doctor Service base at the Broome International Airport and the other improving road safety at a Black Spot intersection on Cable Beach Road. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said Australian Bureau of Statisti... read more »

National Landcare grants open in the Wheatbelt

Landcare and community groups in the Wheatbelt area are now able to apply for up to $150,000 in the fourth round of Bushcare grants to help care for the region's natural environment.    Bushcare Grants of up to $15,000 each are available for community groups and landholders to undertake practical activities such as fencing off bu... read more »

Durack reaps rewards from $11.6 million aerodrome upgrade programme

Australian’s living in remote communities in Durack are set to benefit from improved access to basic services and essential deliveries such as food, medicine and mail, as part of projects announced today under the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme.  Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said that funding of $1.3 million will see the... read more »

Midwest Cancer Centre reaches key milestone

 A Federal Government  Health and Hospital Fund project   State Government awards $5.3 million contract to local Geraldton builder  Project set for completion late 2016 The Midwest Cancer Centre is one step closer with the preferred contractor for the project, Geraldton Building Services and... read more »
Artists in Durack invited to apply for Catalyst
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