Drought Affected Communities To Benefit From Building Better Regions Funding

The latest $200 million round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will be wholly and soley dedicated to helping the communities hardest hit by the crippling drought. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, urges drought hit communities to take advantage of the fund and get local infrastructure and community-building projects of all sizes off…

Delivering vital Farm Household Allowance Support To More Farmers

The Liberals and Nationals in Government are delivering real improvements to the support payment that puts food on the table, petrol in the tank and pay household bills for farming families struggling with the ongoing drought.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Agriculture Minister, Bridget McKenzie, said the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) supports farmers in hardship…

Corker Of A Grants Program For Victoria’s Wine Industry

Victorian wine producers who attract tourism and boost their local economy will share in $10 million of grants under the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants program. There were 180 successful applicants this year spread across the country, including dozens from rural and regional Victoria. Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie said the grants were…

Victoria Signs Record Hospital Funding Agreement

Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKrenzie welcomes Victoria’s move to sign on to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s public hospital agreement. Senator McKenzie said it means an additional $7.3 billion for Victorian public hospitals and patients. The National Health Agreement from 2020-21 to 2024-25 will deliver record hospital funding in each and every year, providing millions of additional hospital services…

Joint media release – $2.5 million A Smart Investment For La Trobe University

A Government grant is investing almost $2.5 million into a cutting-edge La Trobe University project in northern Victoria, aimed at encouraging climate resilience and rewarding on-farm sustainable practices. Minister for Agriculture and Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, and Nationals Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said the project would provide a proof of concept when…