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Media Releases

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 »

Western Australia needs a strong and united voice

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said Durack residents will be able to get a better deal from the Federal Government if more Liberals are voted into the Senate this weekend. Ms Price said that while this election is one that no one wanted it can change what Western Australia gets from Canberra. “WA has carried the rest of the country... read more »

Local small businesses to benefit from new hiring guide

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Abbott led Government’s ongoing commitment to small businesses in Durack, with the release of a new employment guide to make it easier for businesses to hire new employees. “Improving the lives of small business owners in Durack has been one of my key focuses since being elected... read more »

Moora on track for NBN delivery

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed NBN Co’s announcement that more than 1,300 additional homes and businesses in regional and rural Western Australia will soon be connected to the network. “Construction has now commenced on five new wireless installations throughout regional Western Australia, including Moora and sur... read more »

Investment in suicide prevention in Halls Creek/Tjurabalan

The Australian Government is supporting efforts to reduce suicide in Indigenous communities in the Halls Creek/Tjurabalan region with funding of $300,000 to the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council. The funding, from the Community Development Fund, will support the Suicide Prevention Service and will also create employment, with 10 Ind... read more »

Price welcomes assistance for farming families

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the passing of legislation that will see permanent assistance available for Durack farming families under the new Farm Household Allowance. “The passage of the Farm Household Support Bill 2014 will give more farming families in Durack, and in particular those who are doing it tough in the... read more »
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