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Opening of 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has been leading a review of aged care reform across Durack and is delighted to today announce that applications for the next Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) will open from 24 May 2014. The ACAR is the major funding round in the aged care industry and provides new Australian Government-funded aged care pla... read more »

Exmouth to become Australia’s space surveillance hub

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed an announcement by the Minister for Defence David Johnston, of a combined space operations partnership with our partners in the UK, Canada and United States, which is set to significantly benefit Exmouth. The partnership will allow for more effective and coordinated use of space capabilities th... read more »

Applications open for largest-ever investment in long day care professional development

From today, long day care services in Durack can apply to share in the largest-ever investment in the professional development of their educators. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced the opening of applications for the Abbott Government’s $200 million Long Day Care Professional Development Programme (LDCPDP). Ms Price s... read more »

Trade support loans to build a stronger Australia

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Abbott Government’s Budget announcement that it will build a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification. The Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans for apprentices to encourage more young people to take u... read more »

Durack students, schools and community to benefit from record funding for schools

Students and schools in Durack will benefit from the Abbott Government’s record recurrent funding investment of $64.5 billion in schools over the next four years. “This government has matched funding for schools over the four year forward estimates as promised at the election and has increased its investment by adding $1.2 billion more... read more »

Abbott Government delivers on Safer Streets funding for Geraldton

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that the Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to address crime and anti-social behaviour in Geraldton. The 2014-15 Federal Budget includes funding under the Coalition Government’s Safer Streets Programme, where proceeds of crime will be directed to fund local crime prev... read more »

Supporting economic growth in Durack

Durack will benefit from the Abbott Government’s commitment to build the infrastructure of the 21st Century with nearly $850 million for local projects announced in the 2014-15 Budget. This is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to invest a record $4.7 billion in productivity-enhancing infrastructure in Western Australia... read more »

Green Army to deliver environmental benefits to Durack

The Abbott Government today reaffirmed its commitment to the Green Army. “The Green Army is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy. It will provide hands-on experience for young people in Durack as well protect local environmental sites across Durack,” Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said. “The Governm... read more »

Durack gains in Federal Budget

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed last night’s delivery of the Government’s first Budget which will lay the foundations for a strong and prosperous economy with less debt. “To do this, every Australian must contribute to savings in the Budget. It is a fair Budget because we have systematically looked at every p... read more »

Durack to benefit from $500,000 funding to combat cane toads in the Kimberley

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s Budget announcement that the Western Australian Kimberley will benefit from $500,000 in funding to reduce the threat and spread of cane toads into the iconic region. “The Kimberley Cane Toad Clean Up Programme will receive $500,000 over two years to address the impact of can... read more »

Funding to strengthen Indigenous heritage in Durack

Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in Durack with $266,300 in funding for three projects. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Member for Durack, Melissa Price, said the announcement was part of the Australian Government investment of $1.6 million this financial year in 18 projects across Australia through the Indigenous Heri... read more »

TAFE student survey now live

  Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that a survey for future, present and past TAFE students is now live on the Standing Committee on Education and Employment’s website. Ms Price said this survey would form part of evidence gathering for the Committee’s inquiry into TAFE and its operations. "The... read more »

Durack residents to have faster, easier access to hearing services

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed a new Australian Government website aimed at helping Durack residents with hearing loss to receive the support they need sooner by making it easier to find information and apply for services. “The new website conveniently links residents to their closest hearing services through the Austra... read more »

Disaster assistance for Durack communities

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed disaster assistance for Durack communities impacted by severe flooding on 26 and 27 April. Ms Price said the communities of Exmouth, Yalgoo and the City of Greater Geraldton would now be able to access clean-up and recovery assistance and support for the restoration or replacement of essential ... read more »

Disaster assistance for Durack communities

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed disaster assistance for Durack communities impacted by severe flooding on 26 and 27 April. Ms Price said the communities of Exmouth, Yalgoo and the City of Greater Geraldton would now be able to access clean-up and recovery assistance and support for the restoration or replacement of essential ... read more »
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