Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

11 December, 2019
 Stepping Up Biosecurity Defences To Safeguard Regional Australia
The Nationals in government has boosted biosecurity funding by $66.6 million to arrest the threat posed to Australia by the global advance of African swine fever (ASF).  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said the government’s focus was on... Read more
08 December, 2019
It's Game On For Baranduda Fields Sporting Precinct
Pic: Senator McKenzie with Leona Edwards (left) and Debra Mudra (right) from the City of Wodonga Baranduda Fields Sporting Precinct is a major step closer to becoming reality with a $10 million Government investment locked in. Wodonga-based Nationals Senator for Victoria and Deputy Leader of The... Read more
03 December, 2019
Regional Australians To Get Better Access To Clinical Trials
The Liberal-Nationals Government is investing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, welcomed the announcement with country Victorians facing bar... Read more
03 December, 2019
Safe Places Grant Round Now Open To Victorian Organisations
$60 million worth of grants are now available to help local organisations expand emergency accommodation for those affected by domestic violence. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the grant could help local women and children in rural Victoria experiencing domestic violence... Read more
02 December, 2019
Water For Fodder Program Opens For Victorian Irrigators
Northern Victoria farmers are encouraged to apply for water under the Liberal-Nationals government’s Water for Fodder Program, when it opens later this month. “At $100 a megalitre, this water is heavily discounted from the current market price which has seen prices the high side of $100... Read more
28 November, 2019
Grants Open Export Doors To Farmers
Farmers and agricultural producers across Victoria may receive assistance to access overseas markets with a $1.5 million grant as part of the Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) program.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said t... Read more
26 November, 2019
Farming Communities To Benefit From Expanding Export Opportunities In The Asia-Pacific
Farmers and the regions will benefit from more export opportunities with the Australian Parliament today passing legislation for trade agreements with Indonesia, Peru and Hong Kong. Nationals Senator and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said the Bill’s passage was a... Read more
26 November, 2019
New Aged Care Package Delivers For Indi Seniors
The Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering for senior Australians through a $537 million funding investment, responding to the three priority areas identified in the Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report. Wodonga based Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed the major f... Read more
22 November, 2019
Focusing On The Wellbeing Of Rural Men Through Men’s Sheds
The Nationals in Government supports the health and wellbeing of rural men with Men’s Sheds across Victoria to receive more funding. A total of 135 Men’s Sheds nationally will share in $500,000 in grants under the latest round of funding,including those in Indi in north-east Victoria f... Read more
22 November, 2019
Measures To Grow Regional Victorian Businesses
Businesses across regional Victoria, including Indi, will benefit from the Liberal-Nationals government’s commitment to busting regulatory barriers that slow business down. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said the government’s deregulation agenda package would remove ... Read more
21 November, 2019
Export Opportunities Buoy Farmers on AgDay
Export opportunities and challenges facing agriculture are at the forefront today as farmers across the country mark the third nationwide celebration of Australia’s agriculture and related industries. Nationals Senator for Victoria and Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie said while large pa... Read more
20 November, 2019
Building Economic Resilience In Victorian Basin Communities
Seven communities in Victoria will have access to a $15 million economic development fund for Basin community projects. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said Round 2 of the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program had been extended to a number of local council areas. &ldq... Read more
18 November, 2019
Sporting Schools Program Breaks Record For Getting Kids Moving
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s Sporting Schools program is helping more schools than ever before provide opportunities for children to get active and experience the joy of sport. Grants for Term 1, 2020 opened on November 11 and close soon. Next year there will be 35 sports for ... Read more
16 November, 2019
New Visas To Encourage Migration To Regional Victoria
From today, skilled migrants who commit to living and working in regional Victoria will have access to two new skilled provisional visas, as part of The Nationals in Government’s commitment to tackling skills shortages in regional Australia. Successful visa applicants will become eligible to... Read more
14 November, 2019
Drought Support For Students Across Victoria
The Liberal-National Government is supporting families across regional Victoria to keep their children in school and child care during the drought. “The government is providing $15 million to support schools and child care centres to keep their doors open as part of our latest package of $709... Read more
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