February 22, 2017
The Federal Government is delivering on its election commitment to appoint a National Rural Health Commissioner.
Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, rural ... read more »
February 21, 2017
WA Primary Health Network Midwest is one of four regions across Australia with higher than average suicide rates and will take part in a $46 million trial aimed at delivering better mental health services.
The Federal Government will est... read more »
February 20, 2017
Residents of Wiluna and Fitzroy Crossing will benefit from improved access to basic services and essential deliveries such as food, medicine and mail, as part of projects announced today under Round 4 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said more than $572,000 in funding will see the st... read more »
February 16, 2017
Farmers across Durack will benefit from improvements to the delivery of the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) payment, which will make it easier for those who are experiencing hardship.
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Federal Government want... read more »
February 15, 2017
From today, children aged two to five will have immediate and free access to Kalydeco® (ivacaftor) – a life-changing drug that addresses the causes of cystic fibrosis rather than just the symptoms.
Member for Durack Melissa Price welcomed the news and said previously, only children six years of age and older with the G551D or o... read more »
February 15, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price said superfast broadband has arrived in Jurien Bay as the nbn makes services available to more than 2,000 homes and businesses. Residents in Jurien can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider th... read more »
February 10, 2017
There’s less than a month to go for preschools and child care centres in Durack to sign-up for a popular language learning program the Federal Government is rolling out nationally for the first time.
Member for Durack said the Federal Gove... read more »
February 9, 2017
Today’s meeting of key partners in the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial marks another important step to tackle the unacceptably high rate of Indigenous suicide in the Kimberley.
Member for Durack Melissa Price and Minister for Indig... read more »
February 8, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has called on Durack to celebrate the achievements of local businesses and charities by nominating them for the 2017 Telstra Business Awards.
Now in their 25th year, the Telstra Business Awards are renowned f... read more »
February 3, 2017
Another 16 aged care places in Durack will allow additional older residents, with increasing care needs, to stay connected with their communities.
Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyat... read more »
February 2, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the WA Liberal Party’s election commitment of upgrading the Geraldton Regional Hospital.
“Finally,” Ms Price said.
“I’ve been fighting to get the State Governm... read more »
February 1, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has called on local community groups to apply for the Federal Government grants to support projects that honour Australia’s military history and personnel.
“As a community we continue to honour the servi... read more »
January 20, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price said payment terms and times for Durack small businesses are currently in the spotlight, thanks to an Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Inquiry.
“As I travel around my electorate and me... read more »
January 17, 2017
Member for Durack Melissa Price has announced the latest round of projects to receive funding through the Regional Arts Fund.
“I am pleased to announce that Warmun Arts Centre has received $25,000 for 2017 WRECK Project – Tura ne... read more »
December 29, 2016
Young people living in Durack will have better access to educational opportunities as the Turnbull Government starts rolling out its $93.4 million regional education election commitment next year.
Under the regional education package, from 1 Janua... read more »