Senator for Victoria

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Entries for May 2015

21 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has described Victorian Labor’s permanent ban on cattle grazing in Victoria’s national parks as the equivalent of banning the Scots from wearing kilts.“It beggars belief that Labor would seek to end... Read more
21 May, 2015
Beef producers in northern Victoria were encouraged to have their say on how to best improve their industry at a meeting in Echuca yesterday.The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie hosted the meeting which gave local beef producers the op... Read more
18 May, 2015
Students from asset rich but cash poor farming families will be around $7,000 a year better off following the Federal Coalition Government’s decision to remove the Family Assets Test when considering eligibility for Youth Allowance.Under the Coalitio... Read more
13 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said communities across regional Victoria can access grants worth between $1,000 and $20,000 to fund local projects that deliver important social benefits.Senator McKenzie said the Coalition Governm... Read more
13 May, 2015
The Commonwealth Government will invest $5 million towards construction of a new runway at Bendigo Airport, The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie announced today.Senator McKenzie said the Commonwealth Government’s $5 million investment ... Read more
13 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie today announced the Commonwealth Government would invest more than $12 million to deliver key infrastructure projects in Indi. Senator McKenzie said the projects to be funded included: •... Read more
13 May, 2015
Thousands of students from asset rich but cash poor farming families will be around $7,000 a year better off following the Federal Coalition Government’s decision to remove the Family Assets Test when considering eligibility for Youth Allowance.Under... Read more
07 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed today’s $16.9 million Coalition Government investment that will ensure teacher graduates are classroom ready. “As a former school teacher, I understand how important it is to... Read more
06 May, 2015
The Australian Government is investing $100 million to help local schools, teachers and sporting clubs encourage more primary school students to become more active before, during and after school. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzi... Read more
04 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Commonwealth Government’s $840 million investment to extend Universal Access funding to enable 15 hours of preschool for every four-year-old child will ensure they are ready for lifel... Read more
01 May, 2015
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has called on Bendigo’s state and federal Labor MPs to end their misleading and baseless scare-campaign on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education, describing it as blatant fear mongerin... Read more
01 May, 2015
More students from Wangaratta and the North East will have the opportunity to participate in higher education in their local community thanks to a $6.8 million Australian Government investment. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie, ... Read more
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