Senator for Victoria

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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
15 September, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed the government’s media reform package as a big boost for regional media coverage, jobs in country areas and localism in media. The funding grants could allocate grants to progra... Read more
12 September, 2017
A Senate Committee Report into the Red Meat Industry has made a series of recommendations following concerns about a culture of collusion at cattle saleyards. In its report, the committee said it shared the concerns of stakeholders, particularly pro... Read more
30 August, 2017
Nationals Senator for Bendigo, Bridget McKenzie today slammed Lisa Chesters for her ill-informed rhetoric on the Bendigo jobs market. Here are the facts that Lisa Chesters conveniently ignored: There are a total of 7,700 businesses in Bendigo of wh... Read more
29 August, 2017
Wine producers in Victoria have applauded the federal government $50 million, three year plan to increase the value of wine exports up to a record $3.5 billion and bring $170 million worth of wine tourism to regional communities. National Senator ... Read more
17 August, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie, today attacked the ABC decision to axe its shortwave services as ill conceived, ill-founded and not based on evidence. In debating regional media law Senator McKenzie, said evidence to Senate committ... Read more
15 August, 2017
National Party Senator, Senator Bridget McKenzie today welcomed support from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party for the Government’s media reforms. “I appreciate the support for my Private Member’s Bill that will greatly enhan... Read more
15 August, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said new legislation to strengthen Australia’s competition law will benefit consumers, business and the economy, especially in regional areas. “The Harper Review recommendations strength... Read more
04 August, 2017
The Wodonga region will receive a boost following news that the Huon Reserve on Lake Hume Foreshore project has won funding through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie... Read more
04 August, 2017
And the winner is…..Regional Racing
Regional racing is a significant winner with the announcement of a $2.4 million grant through the Coalition’s Building Better Regions Fund to the Wangaratta Turf Club. The Club is developing a $6.2 million dollar Stage 2 Development Upgrade which will have significant benefits for regional... Read more
25 July, 2017
Victorians are being encouraged to share their views about sport, including how it is funded and the available infrastructure, to help shape the National Sports Plan. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said it was important that peopl... Read more
19 July, 2017
Public submissions have opened for the Coalition Government’s review of regional education. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the announcement was an important milestone in the Government’s efforts to ensure regional, rural and r... Read more
10 July, 2017
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie today met with the Mayor of Indigo Shire, Jenny O’Connor in the first of a series of meetings with Councils on the government’s decentralisation agenda. Regional cities are often seen a... Read more
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