March 26, 2020
Information on income support payments for people already getting a payment.
If you already get a Centrelink payment, you don’t need to contact us to get additional payments.
This includes the two lump sum $750 Economic Support Payments to support households and the $550 additional Coronavirus Supplement. This will happen as part of your u... read more »
March 26, 2020
Have you ever received
You may already have a Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN). This may be from when you got student or family payments or even from when your parents received benefits for you. CRNs don’t change. You have a number for life. If you previously had a CRN, you can use that number now to go onlin... read more »
March 22, 2020
The Government is temporarily expanding eligibility to income support payments and establishing a new, time-limited Coronavirus supplement to be paid at a rate of $550 per fortnight. This will be paid to both existing and new recipients of the JobSeeker Payment, Youth Allowance jobseeker, Parenting Payment, Farm Household A... read more »
March 18, 2020
Information for residents of residential aged care services, their family members and visitors. Updated 18/3/2020.
Older people are more at risk of both contracting COVID-19, and having a serious illness as a result. Managers, staff, family, friends and residents need to work together to protect our most vulnerable... read more »
March 17, 2020
Business inquiries and information on the Federal Government’s Economic Stimulus Package.
Health information that is being regularly updated.
www.health.gov.au or Freecall 1800 020 080. read more »
March 12, 2020
The Morrison Government has today announced a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus.
Our targeted stimulus package is focused on keeping Australians employed and helping small and medium si... read more »
January 17, 2020
The Morrison Government has announced new grant recipients that have been provided through the second round of the Transition Assistance Funding initiative under the Boosting the Local Care Workforce program.
The Federal Member for Durack, The Hon Melissa Price, said 14 grants worth up to $20,000 each have bee... read more »
December 18, 2019
As the Federal Member for Durack, I am thrilled to confirm that as another busy school year concludes for teachers, parents and students, there is new funding confirmed from the Morrison Government for Durack schools next year.
“Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities – that’s why the... read more »
November 22, 2019
The Federal Member for Durack has congratulated the Wunan Foundation, Northern Minerals and remote East Kimberley communities at the opening of the Browns Range Heavy Rare Earths Project, 160km South-east of Halls Creek.
“This project has connected the East Kimberley region to the global rare earth industry by providing the opportunity... read more »
November 15, 2019
Farmers in Durack with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas can turn them into reality by applying for grants of up to $50,000 under Round 3 of the Smart Farms Small Grants program.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said Australian farmers had a long history of early adoption of innovations.
“We want to hear about clever ... read more »
November 14, 2019
The latest $200 million round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will be wholly and soley dedicated to helping the communities hardest hit by drought.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is urging communities in Durack to take advantage of the fund and get local infrastructure and community-building projects of all sizes off the gr... read more »
November 12, 2019
Commemorative projects in Durack may benefit from a funding boost and expanded eligibility of the Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program.
The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the expansion to the STS Grants Program is part of the Government’s election commitments, and will see an extra $10 million all... read more »
November 8, 2019
Drought affected pastoralists, farmers, small businesses and rural towns are set for an immediate cash injection to keep stock fed and watered, keep businesses open, keep locals in work and pump funds into local economies.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the increased support announced by Prime Minister Morris... read more »
November 5, 2019
· Independent Committee’s planned public consultations begin this weeK
· Meetings across Australia
· Opportunity to participate in person or online
The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee’s public consultations across Australia have begun.
The committee has provided the government with their plan for d... read more »
October 23, 2019
Local road maintenance in Durack electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.
Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Australian Government would deliver over $27 million to 117 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads.
“The... read more »