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Tougher No Jab, No Pay rules take effect from July

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price supports the announcement that from 1 July, Durack parents who don’t vaccinate their children against disease will lose part of their fortnightly family support payment.  Family Tax Benefit Part A payments will be reduced by about $28 a fortnight for each child who does not meet immunisation requir... read more »

Investment in sport infrastructure to build stronger communities

Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price, encourages local sporting groups in Durack to apply for funding for a national $29.7million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure. The Community Sport Infrastructure grant program was launched by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie, enabling sport and community organisations to app... read more »

Volunteer organisations encouraged to apply for share in $20 million grants

Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price, encourages community organisations across the Durack electorate to apply for a share of $20 million in grants to support the work of their volunteers through the Volunteer Grants round announced this week. “The Federal Government recognises the value of Australia’s 8.7 million volunteers who gi... read more »

Carnarvon Aboriginal health service funded to deliver A Better Start to Life initiative

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is pleased a highly successful health program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and babies is now available for Durack residents of Shark Bay, Coral Bay and the Upper Gascoyne. This is part of the Federal Government’s national expansion of the New Directions: Mothers and Babies Services... read more »

Durack youth can set sail with Young Endeavour

Young Australians in the Durack electorate looking for an adventure out of the ordinary can apply for a voyage on Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said a voyage on Young Endeavour gives participants skills for life and the chance to test themselves in a challenging new environment. “During a... read more »

WA last State to join NDIS

As from 1 July 2018, the National Disability Insurance Agency assumed responsibility for the delivery of the NDIS in the Durack electorate. This is a milestone as WA is the final state to officially join the federally administered scheme. WA NDIS participants began transferring to the scheme from 1 April and will continue until 31 December. Peopl... read more »

Youth encouraged to go Heywire for regional Australia

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price believes young regional voices are an important part of the Durack electorate and they deserve to be heard. “They can be role models for their contemporaries and shine a spotlight on life in the regions,” she said. One way they can do this is to take part in Heywire; the annual competition for y... read more »

Mobile coverage switched on for Narracoota

People in the remote Meekatharra region will now benefit from improved mobile coverage thanks to the switch on of a new mobile base station under the Federal Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the switch on of a new mobile base station at Narracoota near Meekatharra. The new mob... read more »

Trayning aquatic centre upgrade with Building Better Regions funding

 The Shire of Trayning is set to benefit from a grant of more than $363,000 following the announcement that the Trayning Aquatic Centre will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project to help redevelop the aquatic centre facilities was... read more »

Building Better Regions Funding for Three Springs Early Childhood Learning Centre

The Shire of Three Springs is set to benefit from a grant of $500,000 following the announcement that Three Springs will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project will help towards the construction of an early childhood learning centre in ... read more »

$10 million upgrade for Geraldton Regional Airport with Building Better Regions Funding

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is thrilled to announce Geraldton Regional Airport will now be able to forge ahead with its $24 million upgrade with a funding boost of $10 million from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Infrastructure Fund. “This is fantastic news for the region and I have worked hard to achieve t... read more »

Funding builds better regions in Broome with $5 million for golf club

Broome is set to benefit from a grant of over $5 million following the announcement that the Broome Golf Club will receive funding under the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the project to help redevelop the club house facilities and establish a restaurant café... read more »

Price delivers landmark funding for Indigenous Protected Areas in Durack during NAIDOC Week

More than $22 million to 8 Indigenous organisations to support 15 existing Indigenous Protected Areas over the next 5 years Member for Durack and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Melissa Price, announced during NAIDOC Week that the Federal Government will invest more than $22 million to support eight Indigenous organisations to p... read more »

Support for NAIDOC Week celebrations in Durack

Member for Durack Melissa Price announced that 26 organisations across the electorate would benefit from the Federal Government’s 2018 NAIDOC Week grants round “The National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week is an annual celebration of the histories, rich cultures, outstanding achievements and ongoing contr... read more »

NBN rollout in Durack near complete

The Electorate of Durack has successfully made the transition to Australia’s next-generation broadband service. It is expected that by the end of August 2018, the National Broadband Network will be available to more than 99 percent of premises spread across an electorate landmass of more than 1.6 million square kilometres. This has occurre... read more »
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