Better telecommunications for regional Victoria

Residents of Axedale, Goornong, Colbinabbin and Toolleen in regional Victoria will soon have access to better connectivity in their local communities, following a successful application for funding new mobile coverage under round two of the Regional Connectivity Program. Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie, said these projects form part of the Coalition Government’s continuing roll-out…

Coalition commits $25 million to upgrade Shepparton Sports and Events Centre

Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck Minister for Sport Sam Birrell Nationals Candidate for Nicholls Steve Brooks Liberals Candidate for Nicholls The Coalition Government is committing $25 million towards the upgrade and expansion of the Shepparton Sports Stadium, to transform it into the…

Over $2 million to support Local Community affected by Black Summer Bushfires

The Liberal and Nationals Government has invested $2,039,000 to upgrade the Wangaratta Parklands Emergency Relief centre. Funding will deliver electricity and water services to the site, meaning that when the community has to evacuate, they have essential services, us more resilient in the face of future disasters. Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and…

$90,000 to future proof Local Industry against Natural Disasters

The Liberal and Nationals Government has invested $90,000 in the Winemakers of Rutherglen Digital Project to future proof the organisation and drive economic recovery and resilience in the region. The Rutherglen Revival Digital Project will support 18 winemakers across the region to become digitally enabled with an e-commerce platform, creating alternate routes to market and…

New Clinical Health School facilities for Greater Shepparton

New Clinical Health School facilities for Greater Shepparton A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $19.5 million to build Clinical Health School facilities for Greater Shepparton. Minister for Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie said along with investment by La Trobe University and Goulburn Valley Health, the $26.5 million project will deliver dedicated education and…

$2.38 Million to Protect Numurkah against Future Floods

SENATOR THE HON BRIDGET MCKENZIE MINISTER FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND NATIONAL RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE SENATOR FOR VICTORIA SAM BIRRELL NATIONALS CANDIDATE FOR NICHOLLS STEVE BROOKS LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR NICHOLLS    The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $2,382,000 to the Numurkah Flood Mitigation Project – Northern Levee under round 2 of the National Flood Mitigation…

Roundtable with Greater Shepparton Civic and Business Leaders to Discuss $2 Billion Regional Accelerator Program

Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, will be meeting civic and business leaders today in Greater Shepparton to discuss opportunities from the Budget’s $2 billion Regional Accelerator Program. “Shepparton is an important regional centre that is primed for growth, and that has local leadership and local vision to…

Labor’s Funding to Slash Regional Communications?

Following an announcement early this week by Anthony Albanese, Labor has to come clean to regional Australia about whether it will cut $155 million from regional telecommunications if elected. Regional Communications Minister, Senator Bridget McKenzie said today’s election pledge by Labor to deliver a $656 million regional communications package appears to amount to a significant…