Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

Entries for September 2015

23 September, 2015
Media release: $50 million in grants available under Rural R&D for Profit Round 2
Applications for grant funding are now open for Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Rural Research and Development (R&D) for Profit Program. Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said up to $50 million in funding was... Read more
21 September, 2015
Letter to Editor - North-east Victorian producers make important contribution to senate red meat sector inquiry
Dear Editor, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the beef producers and peak farm bodies who attended the recent senate inquiry hearing in Albury, regarding the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector. The senate inquiry by the Rural and Regional Affair... Read more
21 September, 2015
Media release: Now time to ensure regional students get fair access to higher education
Pic source: aaet.com.au Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said she looks forward to working with the new ministers for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, and Social Services, Christian Porter, to overcome challenges regional students face in accessing a higher education. Se... Read more
17 September, 2015
Letter to Editor – Regions front and centre of new Coalition agreement
Pic source: travelvictoria.com.au Dear Editor, Amid the change of Liberal leadership and Prime Ministership, the Nationals turned a regrettable situation into a positive one for regional Australia and my home state of Victoria. The Nationals team, led by Leader Warren Truss, and Deputy Ba... Read more
16 September, 2015
New website to drive high education quality and student choice
  The Liberal-Nationals Government today launched a website giving students access to performance data of higher education providers, to help them decide where they'd like to study. Nationals Senator and Chair of the Senate Legislation Education and Employment Committee, Bridget McKenzie,... Read more
15 September, 2015
Nationals ensure regional Victoria benefits under new Coalition agreement
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, says the new Coalition agreement ensures regional Victoria continues to benefit under a Liberal-Nationals government. Senator McKenzie said the agreement covers a broad range of policy areas related to water, families, access to education, busin... Read more
14 September, 2015
Nationals Senators Welcome Cap on Water Buybacks
Pic source: visitvictoria.com Nationals Senators have welcomed the introduction of a cap on water buybacks in the Murray-Darling. “This is a policy that the Nationals fought for in opposition and it's great to see this protection for communities come into law thanks to the election of the ... Read more
02 September, 2015
Learning Potential App to benefit Victorian students
Nationals Senator for Victoria and chair of the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee, Bridget McKenzie, says an innovative new mobile app will encourage parents to get more involved in their children’s education. "The Learning Potential mobile app, recently launched by Mi... Read more
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