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$50m boost to help small businesses export

The Abbott Government has moved to help small and medium sized businesses in Durack to reach their export potential with a $50 million boost to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Government was also seeking to enhance the way the EMDG scheme is administered after it was cut by $25 m... read more »
Apply now for your Local Sporting Champions grant

Apply now for your Local Sporting Champions grant

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has today announced that applications are open for the 2014-15 Round 1 Local Sporting Champions (LSC) grants for eligible Durack residents. The LSC program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation or ... read more »

Price welcomes a big win for Western Australian farmers

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Commonwealth Government and Western Australian State Government’s combined approach to rolling out last week’s announcement by the Prime Minister of a $280 million drought assistance package, as a priority. “It is important that as many Western Australian farm businesses a... read more »

Price launches drive to boost volunteering in Durack

In a push to get more people volunteering for community groups and events in Durack, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has linked up with the DoSomething! charity to launch a website that makes it easier for people to volunteer. By typing in their suburb or postcode at www.dosomethingnearyou.com.au/Melissa-price people will be able to find ... read more »

How does Australia’s employee award system affect you?

With a review of Australia’s employee award system underway by the Fair Work Commission (FWC), your regional representatives want to hear directly from you to assess whether penalty rates are still relevant. Member for Durack Melissa Price and Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson are calling for all business owners, industry representative... read more »

Durack, it’s your time to think big about Australian agriculture

Residents of Durack are invited to make an appointment to have their say on the future of Australia’s agriculture sector when a government taskforce visits the Electorate in March, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price.   Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce today announced that the Agricultural Competitiveness White Pa... read more »

Durack drought assistance now available

From Monday, farmers doing it tough in and around Durack can apply for government assistance as part of a new $320 million comprehensive drought support package. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement today that greater support will be made availa... read more »

New Senate Election offers rare opportunity

Western Australia will now be faced with a new Senate Election in the coming months, following a decision by the High Court to void the 2013 Senate Election and end Western Australia’s electoral uncertainty, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. “This is an opportunity for Western Australians to reaffirm their desire f... read more »

Durack Indigenous youth urged to apply for the National Indigenous Youth Parliament 2014

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging young Indigenous people from Durack to apply now for this year’s National Indigenous Youth Parliament to be held in Canberra in May. “This is a fantastic opportunity to participate in a week-long leadership program and receive expert training in how government works, public speakin... read more »

Boost for Durack Home and Community Care services

Older Australians and younger people with a disability in Durack will get extra support to stay in their own homes thanks to a $865,000 boost from the Australian and Western Australian Governments which jointly fund the HACC Program. The funding in Durack is part of $9.4 million for new care activities that has been made available in the latest ro... read more »

Inquiry into the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement of an inquiry into the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities by the House of Representatives Committee on Indigenous Affairs. “As a Member of the Indigenous Affairs Committee, I am encouraging specialists and communities ... read more »

Additional disaster assistance announced for Durack communities impacted by storms and floods

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement of disaster assistance for a further seven WA communities impacted by severe flooding from 16 January to 6 February 2014. Ms Price said the assistance was being provided under the jointly-funded Commonwealth and State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangeme... read more »

Price welcomes switch to NBN for 320 additional locals

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement by NBN Co that around 320 additional Mid-West locals, including farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network. The NBN service will be accessed via a fixed-wireless site located at Cape Burney. Ms Price said the Coalition is committed ... read more »

Durack environment and heritage organisations gain funding

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed funding for environment and heritage organisations in Durack, under the Abbott led Government’s Grants to Voluntary Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations (GVESHO). “We all benefit from the hard work and dedication of our environment and heritage volunteers. The Gover... read more »
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