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Price solves power problem at Kooljaman

The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has delivered the award winning, Indigenous owned and operated Kooljaman Resort in Cape Leveque a grant  to go “off-grid” and cut down on their diesel fuel use.   The funding was jointly awarded through the Indigenous Entrepreneurs Fund, and the Indigenous Land Corporation.&nbs... read more »

$2.5 million in community safety grants for Durack

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced the Federal Government will provide just $2.5 million in funding for 14 safer communities projects to protect communities from violent crimes in regional areas.  The funding has been committed under Round 2 of the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund. Federal Member ... read more »

WORKS START ON GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY UPGRADE IN THE KIMBERLEY

Works have started on the upgrade of Great Northern Highway from Maggie Creek to Wyndham in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region with the new section of road set to improve regional connectivity.  Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the works would improve road safety and access along Great Northern Highway heading into Wyndh... read more »

War on Waste starts in the West

Like most Australians, I’m a keen recycler – one of the 96 per cent who told a recent survey they participate regularly in recycling, by separating their bottles, cans, papers and other recyclable material every week.  The National Waste Report 2016 tell us that Australia has increased the amount of waste we recycle in by almost... read more »

Cervantes residents advised to switch to NBN before May 11 cut-off date

The 18 month migration period for Cervantes residents to switch to the nbn is nearly over, with residents advised to make the transition before it is too late.  May 11 will mark the turn-off date for phone lines and internet services in town not already provided by nbn.    Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the residen... read more »

Price welcomes GST Top Up & Calls for Geraldton Hospital Upgrade

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today welcomed the decision to increase hospital infrastructure funding for Western Australian, in direct response to the State’s continued low level of GST funding.  Ms Price said she was pleased to see the commitment to Western Australian health from the Federal Government, pending the com... read more »

Powerful new reforms to ensure safe, quality aged care for older residents of Durack

Senior residents in Durack and their families will benefit from significant aged care quality reforms today announced by the Turnbull Government.    At the heart of these reforms, aged care regulation, compliance and complaints handing will be brought together in a new and independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.  ... read more »

WORK UNDERWAY ON TWO KEY GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY UPGRADES

The Australian and Western Australian Governments are moving forward with their commitment to making the Great Northern Highway a better and safer road with construction starting on two vital upgrades. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said local businesses would reap benefits from these works with the Miling Bypass contractor Watpac Civil... read more »

Wind on Water Festival to WoW this weekend

• New Wind on Water Festival takes place this weekend 21-22 April 2018 • Festival will be a major tourism drawcard for Greater Geraldton • The Coalition Government invested $80,000 through the Building Better Regions The Wind on Water Festival is set to WoW attendees this weekend in Geraldton WA, with a range of events to be hel... read more »

Access to super-fast data services improves in WA Wheatbelt

Access to super-fast data services improves in WA Wheatbelt • New data centre and relay stations installed in North Eastern Wheatbelt region • Access to improved data services a boon for businesses and locals • $701,875 provided under Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund  New telecommunication equipmen... read more »

National Broadband Network Rollout Complete in the Kimberley

Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced the rollout of the nbn network is complete in the Kimberley with all homes and businesses now able to order an nbn service from a retail service provider.    Ms Price made the announcement at a special event held in Broome today where she unveiled artwork that has been created by students... read more »

Ensuring the Wheat Port Code continues to deliver for industry

The final round of consultation on the Wheat Port Code has begun, following initial feedback from farmers and exporters who said the Code has struck the right balance in creating a more competitive Australian wheat industry.   Member for Durack Melissa Price today encouraged stakeholders across Durack to contribute to the final round of cons... read more »

Lives set to be saved in Durack

Lives set to be saved in Durack   • The Federal Government has announced the 2018-19 funding allocation for Black Spot projects • Durack to receive $90,000 under the allocation, with 3 projects set to be delivered • $5,175,339 has been allocated in Western Australia toward 28 projects, forming a key plank of the Government&r... read more »

Funding flows for three aerodrome upgrades in Durack

 More than $240,000 from the Australian Government will be invested in in upgrading three aerodromes throughout Durack, improving access to basic services and essential deliveries such as food, medicine and mail under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program announced today. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said that funding of... read more »

Looking after the world, in our own backyard

Assistant Minister for the Environment the Hon Melissa Price MP today announced the Australian Government is investing more than $2.1 million in WA’s own amazing places. “I’m pleased that the world-renowned Ningaloo Reef and coastline, Purnululu National Park and the Shark Bay region will all receive $700,000 to help manage the... read more »
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