Ms Melissa Price MP

Melissa Price

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Member for Durack, Western Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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

Electorate Office 1

(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

Electorate Office 2

4/34 Frederick Street
Broome, WA, 6725

Postal address
PO Box 1856
Broome, WA, 6725

Telephone:
(08) 9192 7216
Fax:
(08) 9192 8860

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Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Durack, Western Australia, 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.13; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Northern Australia from 9.12.13.

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Personal

  • Born 12.12.1963, Kalgoorlie, WA.
  • Partner.

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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.

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Electorate

  • Description: rural.
    Location: northern Western Australia; it includes the centres of Broome, Carnarvon, Dampier, Derby, Exmouth, Geraldton, Kalbarri, Karratha, Newman, Port Hedland, Wiluna and Wyndham.
    Area: 1 587 758 sq km (approx.) - this constitutes the largest electorate in Australia.
    Electors enrolled: 90 701 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: mining, cattle, sheep, fishing, tropical fruits, vegetables and tourism.
    State electorates: Durack includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Kimberly and North West, and parts of Central Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Moore and Pilbara.

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