Wangaratta aerodrome reaches new heights

The Wangaratta Aerodrome’s new and improved facilities were officially opened today, which will boost the region’s tourism, business and emergency response potential. The project was jointly funded with $413,500 from the Liberal and National Government’s Regional Jobs and Investment Packages program and $634,788 from the Rural City of Wangaratta. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for…

Wodonga Senior Secondary College Hall to become a drawcard when finished

Wodonga Senior Secondary College’s refurbished hall facilities will benefit students, sporting and community clubs and provide an economic boost to the region once completed next year. Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education and Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie inspected progress on the project today. The $8.35 million project received $5 million from…

Australian Government appoints first Regional Education Commissioner

The Hon Fiona Nash has been appointed as Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner and will oversee implementation of recommendations from the National Regional, Rural and Remote Tertiary Education Strategy (the Napthine Review). Announced in Wodonga today, Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie congratulated Ms Nash on her appointment.…

Funding to bolster risk reduction and resilience for McEwen

The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said local organisations in the region would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better…

Funding to bolster risk reduction and resilience for Bendigo

The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said local organisations in the region would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better…

Funding to bolster risk reduction and resilience for North East Victoria

The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said local organisations in the region would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better…

Supporting Local Government In McEwen

Local governments in the electorate of McEwen have received their second 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…