Rural And Regional Voices Needed In National Indigenous Voice To Government

Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encourages Indigenous Australians from across rural and regional Victoria to have their say on the development of an Indigenous voice to government. Senator McKenzie said the co-design process would be an opportunity for locals to put their views forward on how a voice could better empower individuals and communities…

Indi To Commemorate Military Heroes With Government Funding Support

Community and ex-service organisation groups in Indi are set to receive a funding boost to remember their town’s military heroes in their own unique way. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said $5000 will go towards supporting projects at Rutherglen ($1260), Wahgunyah ($2000) and Bandiana ($1826) as part of the Liberal and Nationals’ Government’s Saluting…

Life-Changing Medicines Listings To Save Cystic Fibrosis Patients Up To $250,000 A Year

Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie says the Liberal-Nationals Government announcement to provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will make a real difference for people with cystic fibrosis. From 1 December 2019, the life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine Symdeko® will be listed on the PBS for patients with cystic fibrosis…

Supporting Local Sporting Champions

Aspiring sporting champions are encouraged to apply for funding to take them closer to fullfilling their dream. The next round of grant applications for the Local Sporting Champions program is now open. “The Liberal-National Government's Local Sporting Champions program provides assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 to participate in state, national or international championships,”…

National headspace Day 2019- putting a spotlight on young Australians’ mental health

Today is National headspace Day, which puts the issue of young Australians’ mental health in the spotlight.  National Headspace Day draws attention to a significant issue across North East Victoria, and encourages young people to discuss their mental health and take steps to improve their wellbeing. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encouraged young Australians…

Funding To Boost Country Ag Shows

Show societies in north-east Victoria and across the state are encouraged to apply for the Liberal-National government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said applications were now open for the $20 million…