Senator for 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.


Latest News

Quick action on Dairy Roundtables Report

Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said today Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce had acted decisively and quickly to the concerns of dairy farmers who attended a series of Roundtables she chaired late last year in regional Victoria. The Roundtables were held between 12 – 16 December at Tangambalanga, Congupna, Morwell and Camperdown to hear the...Read more »

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Action on North East Rail after Council meetings

National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed a decision by Transport Minister Darren Chester to ride the North East rail line to see at first hand the problems facing the rail link. "I have held meetings with many of the Councils affected by this appalling rail line including Benalla, Wangaratta, Beechworth and Wodonga. "They told me...Read more »

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ABC Short Changes on Short Wave

The decision by the ABC to end short wave services to the Northern Territory has been described today as short-sighted and another example of the Corporation ignoring Regional Australia. National’s Senator Bridget McKenzie held talks in Darwin this afternoon with the NT Cattlemen’s Association about the issue. "This is of vital concern for Territo...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.



Featured Video

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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