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Media Releases


Media Releases


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
05 July, 2017
 Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce hit the nail on the head when talking about decentralisation: "I’m working on moving agricultural government agencies to where boots hit the dirt in our bush centres but that’s only the start." ... Read more
30 June, 2017
 Our law enforcement and intelligence agencies are arresting more criminals and seizing more illicit drugs than ever before, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC). National’s Senator for Vict... Read more
27 June, 2017
 National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today a $140 million joint investment in the North east Rail Line will deliver more reliable services for people living in the Wodonga area. The boost to local rail services is part... Read more
23 June, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed the passing of the Australian Education Amendment Bill for schools funding reform which will benefit all regional students. “The new Bill ensures a fairer, needs-based fun... Read more
14 June, 2017
The Senate Education and Employment Committee today tabled its report into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 which clearly demonstrated strong support from the public and independent school system. National’s Senator for Victoria,... Read more
09 June, 2017
 The Labor dominated Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee’s report in to decentralisation has proven to be what everyone expected, a political excise with more holes than a Swiss cheese. National’s Senator for Victori... Read more
01 June, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today strongly supported the Federal Government move to establish its own inquiry into decentralisation following Labor’s discredited Senate hearing. “That Inquiry held only one h... Read more
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