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Supporting recreational fishing while protecting our marine parks

The Commonwealth Government is delivering a key election promise to protect Australia’s fishing industry and recreational fishers by redeveloping Labor’s flawed marine parks management plans, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. Ms Price said under this review, all Commonwealth marine reserves and parks will remai... read more »

Submissions sought for Northern Australia Committee inquiry

The Australian Parliament’s inquiry into the development of Northern Australia will be vital to our economic growth and strategic position in trade and investment on the world stage, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. “As a Member of the newly formed Northern Australia Committee, I have been tasked with the imp... read more »

Durack to receive major road infrastructure funding

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced the Australian Government will provide over $480 million to fund much needed upgrades to the Great Northern Highway and North West Coastal Highway. “I have been working with Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie... read more »

Review of the National Broadband Network

The Strategic Review of the National Broadband Network reveals very fast broadband can be delivered to all Australians four years sooner and for $32 billion less than under Labor by using a mix of technologies, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. The Review was carried out by NBN Co, the publicly-owned company building the n... read more »

Broome resident named as 2013 Heywire winner

The leadership and courage shown by a 16-year-old Broome resident to improve the lives of regional youths should be admired, according to Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price. Tonnii Skeen has today been announced as one of the 2013 Heywire, Young Regional Australians Telling It Like It Is, winners. Heywire is an annual competition for you... read more »

Geraldton to get specialist breast cancer nurse

A second McGrath Foundation Breast Care Nurse will be based at Geraldton Hospital under an expansion of the McGrath Foundation program funded by the Australian Government. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the breast care nurse would take up the position in the first half of 2014. Ms Price said the nurse would support an estimate... read more »

Smartphone App to improve emergency response

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the launch of the Emergency+ smartphone app by the Australian Government. “When activated, the Emergency+ app provides users with their GPS reference which they can verbally provide to an emergency call taker to pinpoint their physical location,” Ms Price said. “The inc... read more »

Durack to receive $10.7 million in Community Development Grants

The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitments to the Durack electorate through the newly established Community Development Grants Programme. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced that the Australian Government would contribute $10.7 million towards four highly anticipated projects in Durack. “T... read more »

Maiden Speech celebrates Durack potential

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 »

Funding certainty for Durack schools

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 »

Centenary Local Grants Program funding increased to $125,000

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 »

Durack welcomes funding for new arts projects

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 »

Upholding our promise to scrap the carbon tax

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 »

New Northwest Regional Ambulance Centre opens in Broome

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 »

Federal Government announces major inquiry into child care

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 »
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