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An excellent yield for Durack Ag Shows

As part of the Morrison Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program, 6 Durack Agricultural Societies will receive more than a million dollars to renew and reinvigorate their show ground facilities.  Federal Member for Durack, the Honourable Melissa Price, has congratulated the successful grant ... read more »

Durack Show Society Grant Recipients 2020

Kellerberrin and Districts Agricultural Society $315,878.00 Project: Construct a new multipurpose exhibition hall at Kellerberrin Showgrounds. Kununurra Agricultural Society (Incorporated) $124,999.00 Project: Safety and utility upgrades to main building structure, ablution block repairs, new building and repairs to equestrian facilities... read more »

Best National Outcome for Mobile Coverage in Durack

Forty four Durack areas will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage. The Federal Member for Durack, the Honourable Melissa Price is thrilled that Australia’s largest electorate with some of the most remote Australian communities has been so successful. It  has  been  announced  today  that  Durack  ... read more »

Successful Durack Locations , Round 5 Mobile Black Spot Funding April 2020

Abrolhos Islands; *East Wallabi Island *Abrolhos Islands, Pelsaert Group *Abrolhos Islands, Rat Island Badgingarra East Burkett Road Rest Area(East) Burkett Road Rest Area(West) Cadoux Cheela Plains Station Coalseam Camp Ground Cunderdin North Djugerari Remote Community Dr... read more »

$130 billion Jobkeeper plan Fact Sheet

The JobKeeper Payment is a subsidy to businesses, which will keep more Australians in jobs through the course of the Coronavirus outbreak. The payment will be paid to employers, for up to six months, for each eligible employee that was on their books on 1 March 2020 and is retained or continues to be engaged by that employer. Where ... read more »

Updated Income Support Payment Information

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 »

Latest Fact Sheet for Current and New Centrelink clients

 Have you ever received income support? 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 »

Support for Workers and Households

Coronavirus supplement; 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 »

Updated Information for Aged Care during Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) 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 »

Important Coronavirus Assistance Contacts

Business inquiries and information on the Federal Government’s Economic Stimulus Package. treasury.gov.au/coronavirus. Health information that is being regularly updated. www.health.gov.au or Freecall 1800 020 080. read more »

A Boost for Durack Business and Jobs

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 »

Durack shares in $9 million NDIS assistance funding

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 »

Santa delivers for Durack Schools

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 »

Integrating Aboriginal Communities and the Rare Earth Industry

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 »

Smart Farms Small Grants

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 »
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