Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

08 January, 2018
The Turnbull Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians. We know that around four m... Read more
05 January, 2018
With parts of the country set to experience record hot temperatures, the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie, is urging people to stay safe in the sun and the water. “Australia has already been touched by tr... Read more
05 December, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today that disaster assistance is available to residents in flood affected towns throughout Indi through Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). The program is jointed funded ... Read more
24 November, 2017
The effort to identify and train the next generation of leaders for the Australian dairy industry has received a major boost with a $335,000 grant under the Australian Government’s $5 million Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund. Assist... Read more
21 November, 2017
$60bn farm sector employs 1.6 million Australians in cities and regions Agriculture set to generate $100bn in income per year by 2030 Farm produce earns 1 in 7 dollars of Australia’s export income Victorian fa... Read more
21 November, 2017
Members of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee met in Wodonga today as part of a number of Inquiries into the impact of Defence’s training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities... Read more
20 November, 2017
Members of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee met in Bendigo today as part of a number of Inquiries into the impact of Defence’s training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities... Read more
15 November, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed changes at the ABC which will bring a new emphasis on regional and local content.  “The new internal structure of ABC creative teams will reduce overlap between abc st... Read more
15 November, 2017
The positive impact of lower tariff barriers and opportunities for local Australian businesses to supply the markets of South East Asia were key issues under discussion at a seminar with North Asia during a seminar in Tamworth today.  Nationals... Read more
08 November, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie today applauded the release of the Hammond Report into Cooperatives, Mutuals and Member-owned Firms and the Government’s agreement to each of its 11 recommendations. Speaking at the release of th... Read more
03 November, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria and Chair of the Senate Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Sub Committee, Bridget McKenzie said talks in Sydney have reaffirmed the importance of trade between Australia and the European U... Read more
20 October, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed new legislative reforms to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Act introduced in the Senate. "These are great news for regional areas as they enhance the ABC’s commitme... Read more
17 October, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today the new national energy guarantee package announced by the Government today will give significant relief to high electricity users in Victoria. "Dairy farmers have told me of the increasin... Read more
10 October, 2017
Good response to Bendigo education Forum
 Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said she is delighted at the turnout in Bendigo today for a forum as part of an independent review into regional, rural and remote education in Australia. "It was great to have the depth of discussion at the Capital Theatre on a range of issues... Read more
20 September, 2017
A new study into decentralisation, commissioned by the Page Research Centre, has found a shortage of detailed research into decentralisation and the most effective methods used to attract people to move from the capital cities into regional areas.... Read more
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