Senator for Victoria

Victoria

My Vision

My family has lived and worked in regional Victoria for generations. Growing up with the traditional rural influences of small business, sport and agriculture, I believe that strong regional economies and secure regional communities are critical to the future prosperity of our great nation.

My experiences as a parent, secondary school teacher and university lecturer have fuelled my passion for education and our youth. I am committed to improving opportunities for young Australians, no matter where they live.

ABOUT BRIDGET

Latest News

Labor hiding on Decentralisation – Townsville Hearing Not Enough

National Party Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, today hit out at the lack of hearings of a Senate References Committee into decentralisation. “As a member of the Labor dominated References Committee into relocating some Commonwealth agencies and offices to regional areas, I am appalled that there is only one hearing outside Canberra – in To...Read more »

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More support for students and regional higher education

 National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie says the Federal Government’s higher education reforms will "drive better outcomes" for both students and taxpayers, according throughout the state. Senator McKenzie said the reforms delivered on the Turnbull/Joyce Government’s commitment to higher education reforms that are fair, drive q...Read more »

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Record Federal Funding for Legal Assistance Sector

Senator Bridget McKenzie, Senator for Victoria, today welcomed the further injection of funding by the Coalition Government to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 budget.  The Turnbull Government will provide a further $55.7 million over the next three years to community legal centres ($39 million) and Aboriginal and ...Read more »

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Regional Higher Education Forums

During July, August and September, Senator McKenzie will host a number of Regional Higher Education Forums  with local students, parents, teachers and community members.

FORUM DATES

 

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Senator Bridget McKenzie with Federal Member for Lyons Eric Hutchinson hosting a Regional and Higher Education Forum to discuss challenges in accessing higher education and how they can be overcome.

 

 

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