Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

Entries for October 2019

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
22 October, 2019
Life-Changing Medicines Listings To Save Cystic Fibrosis Patients Up To $250,000 A Year
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie says the Liberal-Nationals Government announcement to provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will make a real difference for people with cystic fibrosis. From 1 December 2019, the life-changin... Read more
12 October, 2019
Regional Airports Program Takes Off
Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the federal Liberal-Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said the guidelines are now avail... Read more
11 October, 2019
Supporting Local Sporting Champions
Aspiring sporting champions are encouraged to apply for funding to take them closer to fullfilling their dream. The next round of grant applications for the Local Sporting Champions program is now open. "The Liberal-National Government's Local Sporting Champions program provides assistance ... Read more
09 October, 2019
National headspace Day 2019- putting a spotlight on young Australians’ mental health
Today is National headspace Day, which puts the issue of young Australians’ mental health in the spotlight.  National Headspace Day draws attention to a significant issue across North East Victoria, and encourages young people to discuss their mental health and take steps to improve th... Read more
07 October, 2019
Funding To Boost Country Ag Shows
Show societies in north-east Victoria and across the state are encouraged to apply for the Liberal-National government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions.  Nationals Se... Read more
03 October, 2019
Cheaper medicine for patients in Indi
CAPTION: Senator McKenzie discusses the PBS listings and benefits for patients with Wangaratta pharmacist, Bruce Robertson, of Robertson's Pharmacy. Cheaper medicine is on the way for patients in north-east Victoria with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceut... Read more
02 October, 2019
New grants available for swimming programs in Indi
Community groups across north-east Victoria are encouraged to apply for new swimming grants to provide and improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie pastime, Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said. Working in partnershi... Read more
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