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Entries for March 2015

Price salutes disaster funding for areas of Mullewa and Greenough

Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack has welcomed today’s announcement of Commonwealth-State disaster assistance for the Greater Geraldton local government area, following Cyclone Olwyn. The assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), which... read more »
Durack consumers closer to lower checkout PRICE

Fix for local bridges in Murchison, Karratha and East Kimberley

LOCAL bridges are on the road to recovery, with the Australian Government approving $9.56 million to upgrade, repair or replace bridges across Western Australia. Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price said more than $870 000 had been approved for bridge works in Durack. “Durack is the largest electorate in Australia, and so Local Go... read more »

PRICE applauds Northern Australia insurance taskforce

The Government is establishing a taskforce to explore options for reducing home, contents and strata insurance premiums in Northern Australia. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack said that insurance costs across Northern Australia can be significantly higher than in our southern cities for strata insurance and for home insurance. ... read more »
Goverment funding of $600 000 to Kimberley Many Rivers Microfinance

PRICE welcomes RDA Pilbara appointments

REGIONAL development in Durack will benefit from the appointment of Regional Development Australia (RDA) committee members to RDA Pilbara. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack welcomed the Australian Government appointment of Mr David Yakas, Mrs Veronica Rodenburg, Mrs Kerry White, Mr Owen Hightower, Ms Jacqueline Minney, Mrs Pennosch... read more »

PRICE welcomes RDA Wheatbelt appointments

REGIONAL development in Durack will benefit from the appointment of Regional Development Australia (RDA) committee members to RDA Wheatbelt. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack welcomed the Australian Government appointment of Mr Michael Aspinall, Mrs Rhonda Tonkin, Mr Gary Tuffin, Mrs Wendy Newman, Mrs Lauren Schutz and Mrs Karen Stra... read more »

PRICE welcomes RDA Mid-West Gascoyne appointments

REGIONAL development in Durack will benefit from the appointment of Regional Development Australia (RDA) committee members to RDA Mid West Gascoyne. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack welcomed the Australian Government appointment of Mr Jamie Strickland, Mr Antony Turner, Mrs Yvonne Messina and Mr Bevan Gray to the committee of RDA Mi... read more »
Pensioners in Durack up to $78 per fortnight better off
$830 000 to improve disaster resilience in Durack

PRICE: do you know where your money is?

The Federal Government is delivering on its commitment to protect savings of Australians through improvements to the way unclaimed money in accounts and life insurance policies are managed. Melissa Price, Federal Member for Durack said the Government is restoring the time bank accounts and life insurance policies can be inactive before they ... read more »

Commonwealth assistance for TC Olwyn

The Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) has been made available by the Australian Government to eligible people in Western Australia who were severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Olwyn from 11 March 2015. The Farm Household Allowance (FHA) is also available for eligible farmers and their families. Attorney-General, Senator George Brand... read more »

$10 000 grants celebrate national icons; closes 20 March

GRANTS UP TO $10 000 are available to community groups in Durack until March 20. “You just have to celebrate your national heritage icons,” Melissa Price, Member for Durack said. “I hope that each national heritage site in Durack will benefit from a grant. Shark Bay is planning a celebration next year to commemorate 4... read more »

PRICE scores $100 mil in primary care for Durack’s Indigenous communities

Scoring more than $100 million for primary and preventable health care for Durack’s Aboriginal communities, Melissa Price says she is being heard in Canberra, loud and clear. Ms Price, Federal Member for Durack, recently delivered a frank speech in the Federal Parliament saying health care is absolutely fundamental to closing the gap. ... read more »

PRICE wins funds for Great Northern Highway

After twelve months of serious lobbying of the State and Federal governments, Melissa Price scores a major win, with the announcement of funding to construct a bypass of New Norcia and floodways between Meekatharra and Newman on the Great Northern Highway, under the National Highway Upgrade Programme. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price ... read more »
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