Ms Melissa Price MP

Member for Durack, Western Australia

Positions
Chair of Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs
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

https://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.