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

Support for Wine Tax Changes

National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie and head of Campbell’s Wines in Rutherglen and Wine Makers Federation of Australia Board Member, Colin Campbell said today changes to the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate will better assist grape growing, winemaking and associated tourism in regional Australia. The reforms come on the back of ext...Read more »

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Indi benefits greatly from new mobile coverage

National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today more regions in the electorate of Indi will benefit from new mobile base stations to improve mobile coverage under round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. “I’m pleased to announce new coverage for the Baranduda Range, Beechworth – Wodonga Road,...Read more »

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New Coalition Building Better Regions with a rural bias

Projects in major capital cities will not be eligible under a new fund announced by the Federal Government today. National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said under the Building Better Regions Guidelines, regional areas will not have to compete with the major cities for funding. “There are some some key differences between the new Build...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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