Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

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
14 November, 2019
Drought Affected Communities To Benefit From Building Better Regions Funding
The latest $200 million round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will be wholly and soley dedicated to helping the communities hardest hit by the crippling drought. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, urges drought hit communities to take advantage of the fund and get local i... Read more
12 November, 2019
Delivering vital Farm Household Allowance Support To More Farmers
The Liberals and Nationals in Government are delivering real improvements to the support payment that puts food on the table, petrol in the tank and pay household bills for farming families struggling with the ongoing drought.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Agriculture Minister, Bridget M... Read more
11 November, 2019
A Fair Price For Our Dairy Farmers Not A Floor Price
The Liberal and Nationals Government stands with our dairy farmers as we work to ensure they are paid a fair farm-gate price for their milk so that future generations can enjoy safe, nutritious and delicious Australian dairy. Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie said the drought and high input... Read more
07 November, 2019
 JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: Step Up In Drought Budget Support
Drought-hit farmers, small businesses and rural towns are set for an immediate cash injection to keep stock fed and watered, keep businesses open, keep locals in work and pump funds into local economies. The Prime Minister said the Liberal-National Government’s next step of measures to combat... Read more
04 November, 2019
Corker Of A Grants Program For Victoria’s Wine Industry
Victorian wine producers who attract tourism and boost their local economy will share in $10 million of grants under the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants program. There were 180 successful applicants this year spread across the country, including dozens from rural and regional Vic... Read more
01 November, 2019
Victoria Signs Record Hospital Funding Agreement
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKrenzie welcomes Victoria’s move to sign on to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s public hospital agreement. Senator McKenzie said it means an additional $7.3 billion for Victorian public hospitals and patients. The National H... Read more
31 October, 2019
Joint media release - $2.5 million A Smart Investment For La Trobe University
A Government grant is investing almost $2.5 million into a cutting-edge La Trobe University project in northern Victoria, aimed at encouraging climate resilience and rewarding on-farm sustainable practices. Minister for Agriculture and Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, and Nationals... Read more
31 October, 2019
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encourages Indigenous Australians from across rural and regional Victoria to have their say on the development of an Indigenous voice to government. Senator McKenzie said the co-design process would be... Read more
31 October, 2019
Farmers with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas can turn them into reality by applying for grants of up to $50,000 under Round three of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McK... Read more
28 October, 2019
Dairy Code Of Conduct Exposure Draft Released
The Australian dairy industry mandatory code of conduct exposure draft was released today in what is the third and final round of consultation with the dairy industry. The Minister for Agriculture, Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the code would come into effect in January 2020,... Read more
28 October, 2019
Community and ex-service organisation groups in Indi are set to receive a funding boost to remember their town’s military heroes in their own unique way. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said $5000 will go towards supporting pro... Read more
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