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Australians to have their say on teacher education

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging relevant Durack stakeholders to have their say on putting students first and creating excellence in teacher education, with a public consultation process beginning today. Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne announced the public consultation today and said lifting the quality, prof... read more »
Price delivers on Broadband

Price announces key funding for Indigenous cultural projects

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced almost $60,000 in Australian Government funding to support Indigenous arts, culture and language activities in Durack. “Three Durack organisations have received this key funding, which is part of the Australian Government’s 2013-14 strategic projects funding of more than $500,000... read more »

Shorter travel times on Australia’s longest highway

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s announcement that $74.7 million in funding has been given final approval for upgrades to the Great Northern Highway, between Waddington (Batty Bog Road) and Walebing. “This funding is part of the Australian Government’s $307.8 million commitment to upgrade freight netw... read more »

Help support our troops this ANZAC Day

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging all Durack residents to support Australia’s troops this ANZAC Day by donating to ex-service organisations such as the RSL, Legacy and Soldier On. “Anzac Day is an important occasion when Australians reflect on the courage of the men and women who have served in our name, particular... read more »

Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR): Applications open May 2014

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is pleased to announce that aged care providers in Durack will be able to apply for funds under the next Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) from May 2014. “This Round marks an important step forward in the Government’s reform agenda of the aged care sector, and will contribute to my ongoing review ... read more »

Durack veterans honoured

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is encouraging all eligible Durack war veterans, or families of deceased veterans, to apply for an Australian Government Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of their service and sacrifice during times of war and peace today. “Certificates of Appreciation are a way of expressing the nation&rsquo... read more »

Remote School Attendance Strategy rolled out to additional 30 schools

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced an additional three remote Durack schools to be included in the Abbott Government’s expansion of the Remote School Attendance Strategy from Term 2, 2014. Ms Price said the Government had now finalised most of the 30 schools to be included in the expansion, following consultation with st... read more »

Last chance to have your say on Australia’s agriculture future

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is reminding all Durack residents to have their say on the future of Australia’s agriculture sector, with the submission period for the Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper set to close next week. “In the past few months the White Paper taskforce has travelled throughout A... read more »
New waterfront attraction for Esplanade

Young Durack residents selected to take on Canberra

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today congratulated 17-year old Austin Downs Station resident Timu King and 17-year old Derby resident Kareemah McKenzie on their selection for the National Indigenous Youth Parliament 2014. Ms Price said the families of Timu and Kareemah must feel very proud of their selection from an outstanding field of 2... read more »
Tackling Durack’s aged care challenge

Price announces Committee inquiry into truth and clarity in origin of food labels

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that she will be conducting an inquiry into country of origin food labelling, through her role as a Member of the House of Representatives Agriculture and Industry Committee. Ms Price said there was extraordinary confusion amongst the public over the ‘Made in Australia’, ‘P... read more »
Durack roundtable highlights mobile coverage issues

Funding for local projects to celebrate National Science Week

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price was pleased to announce today that the City of Greater Geraldton and a national touring project by Scitech has been successful in receiving grants from the Australian Government for this year’s National Science Week. National Science Week is Australia’s largest festival with more than 1000 events... read more »
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