Ms Melissa Price MP

Member for Durack, Western Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4242
Fax:
(02) 6277 8554

Electorate Office

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Principal Office

2B/209 Foreshore Drive
Geraldton, WA, 6530

Postal address

2B/209 Foreshore Drive
Geraldton, WA, 6530

Telephone:
(08) 9964 2195
Fax:
(08) 9921 7990

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Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/M_Price_MP

Electorate details

Durack, Western Australia

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Durack, Western Australia, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 12.10.15 to 9.5.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.13 to 11.11.15 and from 14.9.16; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.13 to 9.9.15; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.9.14 to 22.2.16; Communications and the Arts from 11.11.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Northern Australia from 9.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 22.2.16 to 9.5.16; Public Works from 14.9.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.16; Northern Australia from 14.9.16.
Personal
  • Born 12.12.1963, Kalgoorlie, WA.
  • Partner.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLB(Hons)(South Bank University, London).
  • GradDipLaw (UWA).
  • Solicitor in private practice 1997-2002.
  • General Counsel and Business Development Manager, CBH Group 2002-08.
  • Vice-President, Legal and Business Development, Crosslands Resources Ltd 2008-12.
  • Non-Executive Director, Cancer Council (WA).
  • Non-Executive Director, BrightSpark Foundation.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: northern Western Australia; it includes the centres of Broome, Carnarvon, Dampier, Derby, Exmouth, Geraldton, Kalbarri, Karratha, Kununurra, Merredin, Moora, Newman, Port Hedland, Wiluna and Wyndham.
    Area: 1 587 758 sq km (approx.), the largest electorate in Australia.
    Electors enrolled: 90 852 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: mining, oil and gas, pastoral and broadacre farming, fishing, aquaculture, salt, silviculture, tropical fruits, horticulture and tourism.
    State electorates: Durack includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Geraldton, Kimberley and Pilbara, and parts of Central Wheatbelt, Moore and North West Central.