Indi gets major funding boost for NBN fixed wireless services

Indi will have access to a significantly more capable NBN network following a $480 million investment by the Liberal and Nationals Government in the 2022-23 Federal Budget. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the investment in NBN Co’s non-commercial fixed wireless network will significantly improve the…

New grants helping communities care for waterways in Indi

Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, today announced a grant to re-snag the Kiewa River to protect threatened fish species through the $20 million Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, said the grants were designed to help communities deliver on-ground projects to improve the…

Future Drought Fund: Supporting drought resilience in the Indigo Shire

First-round grants announced for Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program Program funds events, training, and small scale infrastructure that will facilitate and enable networking. The Liberal and Nationals Government’s $5 billion Future Drought Fund will provide $98,843 to agricultural communities in Indigo Shire to better prepare for drought.  Minister for Agriculture and…

Grants available to enable regional students’ aspirations for higher education

Applications are now open for funding for initiatives that encourage students and individuals in regional and remote areas of Australia to aspire to completing higher education. The Australian Government’s Regional Partnerships Project Pool Program provides $7.1 million over three years for the delivery of collaborative outreach programs that support the higher education aspirations of students…

$3.8 Million To Support More Victorian Bushfire Economic Recovery Projects

Bushfire affected communities in Victoria can now apply for a share of $3.8 million to support local community projects under the jointly funded Local Economic Recovery (LER) program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the Commonwealth-Victoria joint funding will invest in projects that support local economic recovery and build a sense…

Ballarat community projects backed by National Bushfire Recovery Fund

The Liberal and Nationals Government has provided funding to two local community projects in Ballarat under the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program. These projects are receiving a total of more than $2.7 million in support. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said an interactive program for local primary school students, as…

Bendigo community projects backed by National Bushfire Recovery Fund

The Liberal and Nationals Government has provided funding to three local community projects in Bendigo under the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program. These projects are receiving a total of $804,095 in support. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the provision of trauma care workshops, legal assistance, as well as bushfire…