Coalition to build stronger communities

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said communities across regional Victoria can access grants worth between $1,000 and $20,000 to fund local projects that deliver important social benefits. Senator McKenzie said the Coalition Government announced the new Stronger Communities Programme in the 2015 Budget. “The new Stronger Communities Programme will provide $45 million over…

Classroom ready, set, go!

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed today’s $16.9 million Coalition Government investment that will ensure teacher graduates are classroom ready. “As a former school teacher, I understand how important it is to ensure our graduate teachers are ready to teach from the first day they enter the classroom,” Senator McKenzie said. “To have…

Commonwealth seeking feedback on country of origin labelling

Agribusinesses, farmers, retailers, food manufacturers and peak industry bodies are being encouraged to provide feedback on the Commonwealth Government’s new country of origin labelling proposal at a series of forums to be held across the country. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Coalition was committed to providing consumers with access to clear,…