Ms Melissa Price MP

Member for Durack, Western Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

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

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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

Connect with Ms Melissa Price MP

Email
Melissa.Price.MP@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

Durack, Western Australia

Electorate map
Electorate profile

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 (Chair 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.
  • House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.17.
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), until 2016.
  • Non-Executive Director, BrightSpark Foundation, until 2016.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: northern Western Australia; it includes the Cities of Greater Geraldton and Karratha and the Shires of Broome, Carnarvon, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Goomalling, Narembeen, Quairading, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Victoria Plains, Wiluna and Yilgarn.
    Area: 1 629 858 sq km, the largest electorate in Australia.
    Electors enrolled: 97 294 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: fishing, agriculture, mining and tourism.