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What the Papers Say

Farm loans welcomed

Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that applications are now open for eligible WA farm businesses to apply for concessional loans. “Funding across Australia was allocated on a needs basis, with Western Australia to receive $50 million over two years, after a review of F... read more »

NRM receives $1.7m grant for research and resources

A new round of Federal funding aimed at supporting agriculture in Durack has been welcomed by the Rangelands Natural Resource Management Group. Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce had approved funding for 31 new projects across Australia as part of the Federal Government’s $21.2 mil... read more »

Phone threats disturb farmers

THREATENING phone calls, believed to be from extreme animal activists, are being made to a number of farmers throughout WA. A number of livestock producers have received disturbing phone calls about animal welfare images overseas and threatening comments relating to the whereabouts of the farmers' children. New Norcia farmer Iain ... read more »

Federal funding to fix highways

The Federal Government will provide about $480 million to fund the Great Northern Highway (Muchea to Wubin project) and the North West Coastal Highway (Minilya to Barradale). Member for Durack Melissa Price welcomed the announcement from Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Assistant Minister Jamie Briggs. ... read more »

Rescue group keen to optimise funding

The Broome Volunteer Sea Rescue Group has set up a committee to work out how to split half a million dollars between buying a new boat and helping fund its new headquarters. The steering group, which held its inaugural meeting last week, is on a mission to forge a 10-year vision for the group. Part of that will be to establish what so... read more »

Management changes for 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 r... read more »

Price lays out views in speech

Almost three months after she was elected to the Federal seat of Durack, Melissa Price’s maiden parliamentary speech provided insight into her history and vision for the region. Taking to the Parliament floor just after 4pm last Monday, Ms Price added her “voice to the very long chorus of well-wishers” who had congratulat... read more »

Government announces inquiry into child care

THE Federal Government last 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, affordabl... read more »

Karess heads to Sydney for politics forum

An 18-year-old woman from Paraburdoo has been selected as a WA representative to attend a forum on women in politics in Sydney through the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians program. Karess Dias will attend the forum on November 24 and 25 where she will be able to attend workshops on how to get involved in politics, presentations by senior... read more »
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