Senator for Victoria

Media Releases


Media Releases


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
29 May, 2017
Federal Labor tried and failed to block the Government’s Gonski needs-based funding plan which passed in the House of Representatives tonight. National's Senator for Victoria, Senator McKenzie said the Government’s needs-based funding ... Read more
19 May, 2017
National Party Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, today hit out at the lack of hearings of a Senate References Committee into decentralisation. “As a member of the Labor dominated References Committee into relocating some Commonwealth a... Read more
02 May, 2017
 National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie says the Federal Government’s higher education reforms will "drive better outcomes" for both students and taxpayers, according throughout the state. Senator McKenzie said the refor... Read more
24 April, 2017
Senator Bridget McKenzie, Senator for Victoria, today welcomed the further injection of funding by the Coalition Government to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 budget.  The Turnbull Government will provide a fur... Read more
13 April, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today Labor is refusing to allow regional councils and others to have their say in the References Committee hearings into decentralising Commonwealth agencies and offices to regional areas.... Read more
11 April, 2017
 National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today Labor’s refusal to hold more References Committee hearings into decentralising Commonwealth agencies and offices to regional areas, who are strongly backing the move, is a... Read more
28 March, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the coalition government decision to initiate a consultation on reforms to support co-operatives, mutuals and member-owned firms in Australia is great news for investment and jobs, especi... Read more
20 March, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today Wodonga would be the ideal city for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s re-location of some of its city staff. The MDBA today announced that 10 percent of its staff, up to 3... Read more
15 March, 2017
National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed the setting up of a Regional Ministerial Taskforce to address key issues in regional Australia, chaired by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Mi... Read more
07 March, 2017
National Party Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today welcomed the ACCC Study into Australia’s cattle and beef markets which she said goes to the heart of problems in the industry raised with her over many years. ‘For decades, I... Read more
02 March, 2017
 National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie today joined with Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Education Minister Simon Birmingham to announce a comprehensive review of regional education. Senator McKenzie said the aim of t... Read more
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