Electorate of Durack in Western Australia

Created in 2008 and located in the northern parts of Western Australia, the division of Durack covers an area of approx. 1 587 758 sq km. It is Australia's largest electorate by land area. The main locations in this division include the City of Geraldton and the towns of Broome, Dampier, Derby, Exmouth, Kalbarri, Carnarvon, Wiluna, Newman, Port Hedland, Wyndham and Karratha. It is named after the Durack family, pioneers of the Kimberley region.

Map of the Durack electorate

Australian Electorate Commission Profile of the Durack electorate

News from Durack Electorate

  • Grylls eyes federal prize - North Queensland Register

    Mr Grylls has avoid media questioning about whether he will run at the next federal election in 2016 via the seat of Durack, currently held by first-term Liberal MP Melissa Price. However, WA National Party leader Terry Redman told media he would ...and more »

  • Ex-WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls eyes move to federal politics - The Australian

    Ex-WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls eyes move to federal politics - The Australian

    At the 2013 election, the Liberal Party's Melissa Price secured 38 per cent of the primary vote in Durack ahead of the Nationals' Shane van Styn, who won 23 per cent. Mr Grylls said he felt “refreshed” after stepping down as Nationals leader and ...and more »

  • Indigenous community closures: essential service uncertainty - ABC Local

    The Liberal Federal member for Durack, Melissa Price, released a statement saying that she has consulted with Premier Barnett on the issue of essential services. "I am informed that funding has been provided that will see services continue for at least ...and more »

  • Pregnant Wicked star Lucy Durack takes to stage with extreme morning sickness - The Daily Telegraph

    Pregnant Wicked star Lucy Durack takes to stage with extreme morning sickness - The Daily Telegraph

    Durack and husband Chris Horsey were delighted when they found out she was pregnant. But within days, Durack had developed extreme morning sickness known as hyperemesis gravidarum, the same illness that felled the Duchess of Cambridge during ...and more »

  • Weddings 2014: Our homegrown celebrities and Hollywood stars all tied the ... - Herald Sun

    Weddings 2014: Our homegrown celebrities and Hollywood stars all tied the ... - Herald Sun

    Sparkling star of musical theatre, Luck Durack was every bit the fairytale princess at her wedding to beau, dance choreographer, Chris Horsey in Western Australia in April. Setting off in a pedal powered rickshaw to their reception, the wedding ...

  • Revealed: Mike Baird's plan to save ANZ Stadium and score goal for Western ... - The Daily Telegraph

    Revealed: Mike Baird's plan to save ANZ Stadium and score goal for Western ... - The Daily Telegraph

    ... food and drink editor Myffy Rigby has been appointed to take over from Good Food Guide editor Joanna Savill. We await news of our other prediction: that Rigby's partner, Gourmet Traveller's Pat Nourse, is set to replace veteran SMH reviewer Terry ...

  • Celebrity babies of 2014 — and bumps to watch - Herald Sun

    Celebrity babies of 2014 — and bumps to watch - Herald Sun

    The star of the stage and musicals, Lucy Durack, announced she was pregnant on Twitter in December. Durack is currently on stage in Wicked, which has toured around the country. A pregnant Instagram pic of Nicole Trunfio. Posted by Nicole Trunfio Source ...and more »

  • Get Serious Treasurer and listen up - Perth Now

    Get Serious Treasurer and listen up - Perth Now

    “It's time we made a stand and worked towards rectifying the situation,” he said. WA Liberal backbencher Melissa Price this week urged all 46 local government areas in her electorate of Durack to join the campaign. Yesterday, Ms Price said she was ...and more »

  • Space Surveillance Telescope for the ADF - Australian Defence Magazine

    Space Surveillance Telescope for the ADF - Australian Defence Magazine

    A greater defence presence in Exmouth has been a priority for the local shire and the Federal Member of Durack, Melissa Price. “I am absolutely delighted that the hard work is paying off,” Price said. “Slowly but surely, Exmouth is securing its future ...and more »

  • Online shopping in Australia continues to grow in popularity but at slower rate - Yahoo!7 News

    Online shopping in Australia continues to grow in popularity but at slower rate - Yahoo!7 News

    Leading the charge is Durack MP Melissa Price who said she has never shopped online and buys most of her clothes in her electorate. "Small business are the lifeblood of Durack communities and we must all support them and shop locally in particular ...and more »

  • Online shopping in Australia continues to grow in popularity but at slower rate - ABC Online

    Online shopping in Australia continues to grow in popularity but at slower rate - ABC Online

    The latest snapshot on online retail has shown the smaller states and territories are punching well above their weight when it comes to internet shopping. NAB has released its annual online retail sales index, which shows online spending increased 12 ...and more »

  • MP's electorate-wide push for GST campaign - Perth Now

    MP's electorate-wide push for GST campaign - Perth Now

    “Durack communities from the Kimberley and throughout the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Mid West and northern Wheatbelt can add some weight to this campaign to address the current inequalities in GST distribution,” Ms Price said. “My support for WA to get a ...and more »

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    “Thanks Rose for having us over”

  • Andrew and the

    “Andrew and the young-uns”

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    “Watching the wash-up”

  • Andrew and Ian at Lester

    “Andrew and Ian at Lester St”

  • Visiting all the polling booths in Geraldton on

    “Visiting all the polling booths in Geraldton on Saturday”

  • “We need your help. If you are bored this weekend and would like a farm experience. Bonfire and BBQ beer wine included. We desperately need your help to mark our lambs. I've been busy politicking and now it's time to catch up. Bring a swag and have fun with us this weekend.”

  • “What a fabulous campaign Ian James well done! You have made me very proud! Phew now time for a little break before baling and harvest begins!”

  • “Hi everybody, big thank you to all those who still had your fingers crossed for me today but it was not to be. A big thank you to all my volunteers throughout the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne regions and to all those who voted for me yesterday. Please note my journey is not over. I will use th...”

  • “shanevanstyn: @MiaDaviesMLA @Barnaby_Joyce @wirra44 @RealChubWitham Me too!!!”

  • “hey like to thank the guys who help me out in moora was a great day”

  • “shanevanstyn: RT @WishartJames: 1.5 hrs till booths open in WA.If you want to see change for Durack vote 1 @shanevanstyn he will make a change! #realchan…”

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