Lake Hume Foreshore Project successful in the Coalition’s Building Better Regions Fund

The Wodonga region will receive a boost following news that the Huon Reserve on Lake Hume Foreshore project has won funding through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said today the project would receive $125,000 through the Fund, making the project a reality. “The grant goes towards the $250,000…

Improving education opportunities and outcomes for country kids

Public submissions have opened for the Coalition Government’s review of regional education. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the announcement was an important milestone in the Government’s efforts to ensure regional, rural and remote students not only achieve success at school, but go on to further study, training and employment. “This independent review offers an…

Illicit Drug Data Report: Record number of seizures and arrests

 Our law enforcement and intelligence agencies are arresting more criminals and seizing more illicit drugs than ever before, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC). National’s Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie welcomed today’s release of the Illicit Drug Data Report 2015-16, which provides government, law enforcement and stakeholders with a…

School Funding Report Tabled – Fair and Transparent

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, Bridget McKenzie and Committee Chair said the overwhelming number of submissions to the Inquiry has been favourable and on balance far superior…