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Productivity Commission into GST – Price welcomes an ally in the fight against Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

Member for Durack Melissa Price spoke in Parliament last week on Western Australia’s GST allocation, following news the New South Wales Government is also calling for a change to the model.   “The Western Australian Federal Liberals have been talking about this since I got elected in 2013; arguing that the GST model is broken and... read more »
Price announces NBN rollout in the Kimberley

New headspace services to support young people in the Pilbara

The Turnbull Government will provide new headspace services for young people across the Pilbara region.  $2.3 million will be invested over two years and the new services will help to address some of the current challenges experienced by young people living in the local area, which in some cases lead to mental ill-health, self-harm and suic... read more »

$850,000 investment in Indigenous rangers for the Pilbara

The Coalition Government will provide the Yaburara and Coastal Mardudhunera Aboriginal Corporation with almost $850,000 to establish an ongoing Indigenous ranger team to work on Mardudhunera Country in the western Pilbara region of Western Australia. The investment was announced by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Mem... read more »

'Name Our Icebreaker' competition extended for Durack school students

A competition that gives local students in Durack the chance to win a trip to Antarctica has been extended until Friday 7 July. The ‘Name our Icebreaker’ competition will see up to 12 students fly to Antarctica for a day and become the first children to set foot on the continent under the Australian Antarctic Division program. Mem... read more »
Price announced NBN rollout in the Kimberley

Indigenous Education Package

The Turnbull Government will invest an additional $138 million to increase opportunities and improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The 1967 Referendum 50th Anniversary Indigenous Education Package will support First Australians through their education and into employment. The announcement today honours t... read more »

Price calls for Committee submissions from Durack farmers

Water use efficiency is a key issue for Australia’s agriculture sector, and the government is keen to hear from local voices with opinions on the subject. The House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee are investigating the adequacy and efficacy of water use efficiency programs in Australian agriculture. Member for Durack Melissa ... read more »

Price welcomes the signing of contracts for $3 million Cathedral Precinct development

Member for Durack, Melissa Price has welcomed the signing of contracts for the Geraldton Cathedral Precinct project; a $3 million election commitment.  Ms Price said the milestone marked an important day for Geraldton, as the town would benefit from the tourism dollars generated by the project.  “I’m very happy t... read more »

Landcare Awards Nominations Now Open

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is urging locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting  the environment and delivering more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards. Ms Price said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and commitm... read more »

Project Sea Dragon Receives Environmental Approval: Set to Create 1000 Jobs

The Coalition Government has approved under national environment law a prawn aquaculture facility in Northern Australia that will have significant benefits for the local and regional economies.    The development, known as Project Sea Dragon, is the initiative of Australian agri-food company Seafarms Group Ltd.    Federal Me... read more »

Landcare Award Nominations Now Open

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price is urging locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting  the environment and delivering more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards.   Ms Price said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and com... read more »

Rural and regional Australia a focus of new Skilling Australians Fund

Rural and regional Australia are a focus of a new $1.5 billion Skilling Australians Fund announced by the Turnbull Government that will create an extra 300,000 apprentices over the next four years. Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Skilling Australians Fund recognises how important vocational education and apprenticeships are to industrie... read more »

Future of $1 billion National Landcare Program secure

The Coalition Government has underlined the importance of Landcare by investing more than $1 billion in the National Landcare Program (NLP). Member for Durack Melissa Price said the NLP was a key demonstration of the Coalition’s commitment to supporting strong natural resource management and the environment in Durack.    Ms Pri... read more »

Cashless Welfare Card funded for two more trial sites

The Cashless Welfare Card has been funded for two more trial sites, after the successful trial programs in Ceduna and the East Kimberley.  “I’m optimistic the Cashless Welfare Card will achieve its intended outcomes in the East Kimberley, and I believe it can be successful in other regional towns in Western Australia” Ms P... read more »
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