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Australia’s space industry: the new jobs frontier

As Australia and the world celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, the Morrison Government is working to make space the new jobs frontier. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said the Australian Space Agency, established by the government last year, would help triple the size of the industry. &l... read more »
Reward for Durack student with a ‘curious mind'

Delivered: tax relief for Durack

Low and middle income earners in Durack will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Morrison Government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief in Durack. “This will ensure Durack low and middle income earners will keep more of what... read more »

Connected Beginnings to help Derby’s Indigenous children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Derby community in Durack will be supported to improve their health and helped to make a positive transition to school. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Morrison Government is providing $2.8 million through the Connected Beginnings program to help Derby’s Indigenous childr... read more »

Broome boasts new cultural wellbeing centre

A new cultural centre promoting and archiving the knowledge, language and arts of the Yawuru people, traditional owners of the lands and waters around Broome, was officially opened on 28 June. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa Cultural Wellbeing Centre would host a range of cultural revitalisation and healing acti... read more »

Renewable energy to power Port Gregory mine

A combination of wind, solar and battery will form a hybrid plant to power 70 percent of GMA Garnet’s electricity needs at its operations near Port Gregory, about 100km north of Geraldton. The Federal Government has committed $3 million funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to Port Gregory Wind Farm Pty Ltd (PGWF) to... read more »

Section of Marble Bar Road realignment opens to traffic

A notoriously dangerous and constricted section of the Marble Bar Road; part of Durack’s road freight network, has been realigned and upgraded and was officially opened to traffic on 6 June. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the full realignment of Marble Bar Road through Coongan Gorge will improve road safety, reduce transport ve... read more »

New milestone for Great Northern Highway upgrade

Road users on Great Northern Highway are set to benefit with a major milestone on the Muchea to Wubin upgrade, officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and the Hon Rita Saffioti WA Minister for Transport; Planning, on 5 June. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the upgrades will allow reduced travel times; improved saf... read more »

Helping Durack residents buy their first home

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said many aspiring home owners in the electorate are struggling to get a foothold in the housing market and a re-elected Morrison Government would help them with a new initiative. “Saving a deposit for your first home can be a real struggle,” Ms Price said, “however; first home buyers in Du... read more »
$1.2 million for Jurien Bay RSL

Durack apprentices and small businesses to benefit from wage subsidy trial expansion

The Morrison Government will invest a further $60 million to help ensure young people in the Durack electorate have the opportunity to secure an apprenticeship by doubling the size of the successful Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy Trial. The program began earlier this year to support eligible new Australian apprentices located in regional areas... read more »

Lower taxes for small business in Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said she’s backing the more than 17,000 small, medium and family businesses in her electorate who are benefiting from the Morrison Government’s tax relief reforms. “These small businesses are the backbone of the Australian and Durack economy,” Ms Price said. “The Federal Govern... read more »

Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan for Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the tragedy of youth suicide touches far too many families in our community. Ms Price welcomed the Morrison Government’s $503.1 million Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan which is focussed on protecting the lives and mental wellbeing of young Australians. “This represents the s... read more »

Showcasing agriculture: backing our local country field days

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said she recognises the value of agriculture to deliver a strong economy and to keeping regional and rural communities across Australia thriving. “Our local agricultural country field days are an integral part of our community, bringing people together to share in the rich tapestry of farm life and our... read more »

Funding to help protect Ningaloo National Heritage

The preservation of three of Durack’s historically significant sites on the Ningaloo Coast in the Gascoyne, will be strengthened through investment from the Federal Government, ensuring Australians can continue to experience and learn about their nation’s unique heritage. Minister for the Environment and Federal Member for Durack Melis... read more »
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