December 3, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has celebrated her first milestone in Australia’s 44th
Parliament, with the delivery of her Maiden Speech in the House yesterday.
Ms Price took this opportunity to reconfirm her commitment to the Durack electorate and promote
the vast untapped opportunities of this great region.
Growing up in ... read more »
December 3, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that Government, Catholic and
Independent schools throughout Durack will have the funding certainty they need as a result of the
Abbott led Government investing an additional $2.8 billion over the next four years.
“Labor left school funding in a mess,” Ms Price said.
“... read more »
November 29, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that funding for the Anzac Centenary
Local Grants Program (ACLGP) had increased to $125,000.
“The Centenary of Anzac will be the most significant national period of commemoration in our
nation’s history, and the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is an integral part of the C... read more »
November 25, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today welcomed funding for seven highly deserving arts
organisations throughout the Durack electorate, which will provide more opportunities for
audiences and artists to experience and participate in the arts.
“This funding will ensure a continued and vibrant arts program in Durack that the whole c... read more »
November 22, 2013
The Coalition Government is keeping its election promise to the Australian people, with the House of
Representatives yesterday voting to scrap the carbon tax.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the people of Durack voted against the Carbon Tax
and now I have fulfilled my commitment to them in the Parliament.
“This was an im... read more »
November 22, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed today’s opening of St John Ambulance’s
new North West Regional Ambulance Centre in Broome.
Ms Price said the $4.8 million centre, funded with a contribution of $2.5 million from the Australian
Government, was a welcome expansion of facilities for staff, volunteers and the wider r... read more »
November 20, 2013
The Federal Government this week announced the commencement of a Productivity Commission
inquiry into child care and early childhood learning across Australia.
This announcement delivers on the Government’s priority commitment to task the Productivity
Commission to inquire into how the child care system can be made more flexible, afford... read more »
November 19, 2013
Australians who would like the opportunity to attend Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli in
2015 can apply for the ballot now, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price announced today.
“The 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli will
be a very significant commemorative occasion for the... read more »
November 13, 2013
Four tourism businesses in Durack will each be receiving grants of $110,000, under a Coalition
Government scheme designed to improve the quality of the visitor experience in Australia, according
to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price.
“The scheme, known as the T-QUAL Grants—Tourism Quality Projects (TQP) Program, will provide ... read more »
November 12, 2013
A career, and ultimately, a life in politics is often not at the forefront of a young woman’s mind, but
is one that should be encouraged, according to the newly elected Federal Member for Durack
“Any program or group that dedicates itself to advocating for more women to enter into politics,
such as the hard work of... read more »
November 11, 2013
Three newly elected regional Members of Parliament - Christian Porter in Pearce, Melissa Price in Durack and Rick Wilson in O’Connor- will be sworn in by the Governor General on Tuesday.
During the Federal election campaign the Liberal trio emphasised they would use their access to key decision makers inside the Liberal team to be strong... read more »
November 8, 2013
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the reinstatement of $2.2 million in
native title funding by the Coalition Government.
“The reinstatement by Attorney General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC is another
step by the Coalition Government to support Australian industry and provide much needed
relief, particularly to ... read more »
November 7, 2013
Thousands of nurses, teachers, doctors and other hard working locals in Durack will be the
big winners from the Coalition Government’s decision today to reverse Labor’s cap on tax
deductibility of self-education expenses.
Member for Durack, Melissa Price, welcomed the announcement to ‘scrap the cap’ made
today by the T... read more »
November 4, 2013
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Durack will benefit from early next year when their
parents and carers receive extra Australian Government support to be their child’s first - and best -teacher.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price announced that the Wunan Foundation has been chosen
to deliver the Home Interaction Pro... read more »
January 8, 2013
The Hon Michael Keenan MP,
Minister for Justice
Mr Joe Francis MLA,
WA Minister for Emergency Services
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Western Australian Emergency Services Minister
Joe Francis today announced that disaster assistance would be available to WA communities
affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Christine.
Mr Keenan sai... read more »