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Entries for May 2017

Project Sea Dragon Receives Environmental Approval: Set to Create 1000 Jobs

The Coalition Government has approved under national environment law a prawn aquaculture facility in Northern Australia that will have significant benefits for the local and regional economies.    The development, known as Project Sea Dragon, is the initiative of Australian agri-food company Seafarms Group Ltd.    Federal Me... read more »

Landcare Award Nominations Now Open

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is urging locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting  the environment and delivering more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards.   Ms Price said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and com... read more »

Rural and regional Australia a focus of new Skilling Australians Fund

Rural and regional Australia are a focus of a new $1.5 billion Skilling Australians Fund announced by the Turnbull Government that will create an extra 300,000 apprentices over the next four years. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Skilling Australians Fund recognises how important vocational education and apprenticeships are to industrie... read more »

Future of $1 billion National Landcare Program secure

The Coalition Government has underlined the importance of Landcare by investing more than $1 billion in the National Landcare Program (NLP). Member for Durack Melissa Price said the NLP was a key demonstration of the Coalition’s commitment to supporting strong natural resource management and the environment in Durack.    Ms Pri... read more »

Cashless Welfare Card funded for two more trial sites

The Cashless Welfare Card has been funded for two more trial sites, after the successful trial programs in Ceduna and the East Kimberley.  “I’m optimistic the Cashless Welfare Card will achieve its intended outcomes in the East Kimberley, and I believe it can be successful in other regional towns in Western Australia” Ms P... read more »

Giving back to our volunteers in Durack

Volunteers in Durack are among nearly 100, 000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations.   Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, announced that almost 2,700 community organisations would benefit from a grant to support the work of volunteers.   ... read more »

Funding estimator for Durack schools launches

A new schools funding estimator is set to help Durack parents, teachers, principals and school communities see exactly how they stand to benefit from the Turnbull Government’s new $18.6 billion needs-based schools funding plan. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the new online estimator showed that schools across the local area would ben... read more »

Geraldton University Centre model being expanded nation-wide by the Turnbull Government

The expansion of the Geraldton University Centre (GUC) model nation-wide is a testament to the success of a model first pioneered here in Geraldton, according to Member for Durack Melissa Price.   “This is something I have been fighting for since my election in 2013, and something this Government committed to last election. “A... read more »

Turnbull Government protecting businesses from Cyber Crime attacks

Melissa Price said the Durack community had helped make Australia more cyber secure as the Government today marked the one year anniversary of launching Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy. “Governments, businesses and individuals all have an important role to ensure Australia’s cyber security,” Ms Price said. “A... read more »

Build your national capital, in Karratha

The National Capital Authority’s educational travelling exhibition Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital has arrived at its next destination in Western Australia, the Karratha Public Library.  Brick by Brick is a hands-on educational exhibition that includes 30,000 LEGO bricks and construction sheets that allows children... read more »

15 hours of preschool a week for all Durack children

The Federal Government will ensure all Durack children can access 15 hours of preschool a week under a new agreement for early childhood education. Member for Durack Melissa Price said more than 3000 children in Durack were set to reap the benefits of the additional $428 million in funding announced by the Turnbull Governm... read more »

Price announces record funding for Community Legal Centres

Member for Durack Melissa Price today welcomed the further injection of funding by the Coalition Government to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 budget.  The Turnbull Government will provide a further $55.7 million over the next three years to community legal centres ($39 million) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande... read more »

Employment Opportunity: Electorate Officer Geraldton Office

Electorate Officer (EOA) Research Officer Applications are invited for a vacancy in the Electorate Office of Melissa Price MP. This ongoing position is based in Geraldton, Western Australia. Travel to Canberra may be required. Immediate start is preferred. High level written and verbal communications skills, a thorough understanding of Australi... read more »

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