Applications open for Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program to generate water savings

Organisations across regional Victoria are being encouraged to apply for their share in $150 million in funding, as part of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said applications are now open for the program, which…

Vanguard Universities to build jobs of the future

The Australian Government will invest $242.7 million in new partnerships between universities and industry to establish centres of world-class research commercialisation capability that help create new businesses, products and jobs. The creation of four leading Vanguard Universities is the first initiative in the Government’s new research commercialisation reform agenda, which will apply Australia’s best minds…

Ten roads in Mansfield to be upgraded under Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing in the upgrade of road infrastructure in North East Victoria, as part of the $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. This program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local economies to help…

New way ahead for ag workforce

A round of grant funding will be offered to industry to develop projects and initiatives to support the growth, retention, and sustainability of the agricultural workforce. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the $7.3 million AgUP grants program would encourage the agriculture,…

Christmas Comes Early For Councils In North East Victoria With Cash Boost

Local governments across North East Victoria will soon get their share of $1 billion flowing to councils nationwide to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects. Made possible under the third phase of the Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, guidelines for the funding are now online, meaning councils…

Christmas Comes Early For Councils In Bendigo With Cash Boost

Local governments across Bendigo will soon get their share of $1 billion flowing to councils nationwide to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects. Made possible under the third phase of the Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, guidelines for the funding are now online, meaning councils can now…

Christmas Comes Early For Councils In McEwen With Cash Boost

Local governments across the electorate of McEwen will soon get their share of $1 billion flowing to councils nationwide to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects. Made possible under the third phase of the Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, guidelines for the funding are now online, meaning…

Future Drought Fund fostering a new generation of drought resilient leaders in Bendigo

The Australian Government is investing in building drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund (FDF). Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said two mentees and two mentors have been selected in Bendigo in round one of the FDF Drought Resilience Leaders mentoring program. “We are partnering with the Australian Rural…