Melissa Price (politician)

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Melissa Price
MP
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Durack
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by Barry Haase
Majority 3.98% v NAT
Personal details
Born (1963-12-12) 12 December 1963 (age 51)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Residence Geraldton, Western Australia
Alma mater London South Bank University , University of Western Australia
Occupation Politician
Profession Lawyer
Religion Catholic

Melissa Lee Price (born 12 December 1963) is a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the Division of Durack.[1]

Born in Kalgoorlie in 1963, Price's grandfather, David Dellar, and uncle, Stan Dellar, were both Australian Labor Party members of the Western Australian Legislative Council.[2] Prior to entering Parliament, Price was Vice President of Legal and Business Development for Crosslands Resources, an entity of Mitsubishi Developments which control the major Western Australian Jack Hills Iron Ore Mine and is currently a director for Cancer Council Western Australia. Price and her children were widowed by her first husband.

Price previously unsuccessfully contested the state seat of Kalgoorlie at the 2013 state election.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melissa Price". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ First Speech: Melissa Price MP – Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  3. ^ "The Liberal Party has pre selected Melissa Price as its candidate for the WA seat of Durack". ABC. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Barry Haase
Member for Durack
2013–present
Incumbent