Supporting Local Government In Bendigo

Local governments in Bendigo have received their first 2021-22 quarterly payment through the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grant program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the funding is untied, allowing councils to spend the grant according to their own local priorities. “Local governments are vital to building safer and stronger communities.…

Supporting Local Government In North East Victoria

Local governments in the electorate of Indi have received their first 2021-22 quarterly payment through the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grant program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the funding is untied, allowing councils to spend the grant according to their own local priorities. “Local governments are vital to building safer…

Paying Bendigo farmers to improve native remnant vegetation

The Liberal and Nationals Government’s Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot will see farmers, including those from Bendigo being paid for biodiversity benefits from the management of existing native vegetation. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said farmers have been managing biodiversity on their farms for decades and it was time they were paid for…

Liberal and Nationals Government creates history with new Agriculture Visa

The Liberal and Nationals Government has delivered a vital agriculture visa to help secure the future of rural and regional Australia. The Agricultural Worker Visa will provide a long-term, reliable workforce for our critical industries while solving one of the great challenges facing regional Australia in recent history. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria…