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Younger Veterans' Mental Wellbeing the Focus

Projects focused on mental health support for younger veterans will be prioritised in the next round of the Supporting Younger Veterans grants program. Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price said the Supporting Younger Veterans grants help younger veterans and their families as they leave the Australian Defence Force and transition into civ... read more »

New learning areas for students at St Joseph’s School

 Primary school students at St Joseph’s School in Wyndham will benefit from new learning areas thanks to $4,995,964 in funding from the Federal Government. Member for Durack Melissa Price officially opened the new facilities on Friday on behalf of the Minister for Education Dan Tehan. “It was great to visit St Joseph’s ... read more »

Funding Available for Local Environment Projects

The Morrison Government’s popular Communities Environment Program has  re-opened for a short time for more community grant opportunities. This program is for community groups who wish to undertake any project to benefit the environment and seek funding between $2,500 and $20,000. Examples could include a recycling program, or a feral an... read more »

Black Spot Program Funds To Save Lives In Durack

                                          Residents of the Durack electorate have received a major road safety boost with the Federal Liberal an... read more »

New Grants for Stronger Communities Projects

Federal Member for Durack, Melissa Price invites community organisations to submit an application for a local infrastructure project. Ms Price said the grants programme will deliver $150,000 to fund up to 20 local small capital projects in Durack as part of a $22.65 million investment nationwide under Round 5 of the Stronger Communities Progr... read more »

More Support for Child Care Services in Durack

 Member for Durack Melissa Price today announced $437 400 to improve access to child care for children and families in Durack Melissa Price said four local child care services would receive Morrison Government support through the Community Child Care Fund (CCCF). "This funding will help our local centres to cover their day-to-day costs,... read more »

Durack schools invited to share in new funding

New equipment, building projects or additional targeted support could soon be on the way for schools across the Durack electorate with the Federal Government making up to $200,000 available for projects to benefit local kids’ learning experience. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Local Schools Community Fund will off... read more »

Australian Aid: Friendship Grants – Round Two now open

Applications for the second round of Australian Aid: Friendship Grants are now open. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said Australian Aid: Friendship Grants are part of the Australian Government’s commitment to strengthening relationships with our partners in the Indo-Pacific. “In Round 1, established in 2018, the Department of... read more »

Australia’s space industry: the new jobs frontier

As Australia and the world celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, the Morrison Government is working to make space the new jobs frontier. Federal Member for Durack and Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said the Australian Space Agency, established by the government last year, would help triple the size of the industry. &l... read more »
Reward for Durack student with a ‘curious mind'

Delivered: tax relief for Durack

Low and middle income earners in Durack will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Morrison Government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief in Durack. “This will ensure Durack low and middle income earners will keep more of what... read more »

Connected Beginnings to help Derby’s Indigenous children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Derby community in Durack will be supported to improve their health and helped to make a positive transition to school. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Morrison Government is providing $2.8 million through the Connected Beginnings program to help Derby’s Indigenous childr... read more »

Broome boasts new cultural wellbeing centre

A new cultural centre promoting and archiving the knowledge, language and arts of the Yawuru people, traditional owners of the lands and waters around Broome, was officially opened on 28 June. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa Cultural Wellbeing Centre would host a range of cultural revitalisation and healing acti... read more »

Renewable energy to power Port Gregory mine

A combination of wind, solar and battery will form a hybrid plant to power 70 percent of GMA Garnet’s electricity needs at its operations near Port Gregory, about 100km north of Geraldton. The Federal Government has committed $3 million funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to Port Gregory Wind Farm Pty Ltd (PGWF) to... read more »

Section of Marble Bar Road realignment opens to traffic

A notoriously dangerous and constricted section of the Marble Bar Road; part of Durack’s road freight network, has been realigned and upgraded and was officially opened to traffic on 6 June. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the full realignment of Marble Bar Road through Coongan Gorge will improve road safety, reduce transport ve... read more »
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