Men’s Sheds Grants now open

Image courtesy of AMSA. As part of Men’s Health Week, the Liberal and Nationals Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across North East Victoria to apply for funding as part of the latest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP). Opening this week, Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie encouraged all Sheds in…

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Disaster Assistance For Prolonged Power Outages In Victoria

Image courtesy of AusNet Disaster assistance has been made available for households who continue to be affected by prolonged power outages from the extreme weather event in Victoria. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie said a Prolonged Power Outage…

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More tertiary education opportunities for students in Wangaratta

The Liberal and Nationals Government will provide funding to help establish the Country Universities Centre (CUC) Ovens Murray, creating more opportunities for local students to pursue tertiary education studies in regional Victoria. The Australian Government will provide more than $2.5 million to establish a main campus in Wangaratta and satellite centres in Mansfield and Corryong…

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Boost for Local Road Maintenance in Bendigo

Local road maintenance in the electorate of Bendigo will receive a boost, thanks to funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Leader of The Nationals in the Senate and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the Federal Government will deliver over $186.5 million to 366 local government authorities nationwide for safer…

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Safer Communities Fund Round Six Now Open

The Liberal Nationals Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund. The early intervention grant opportunity is now open and closes 22 July 2021. The security infrastructure grant opportunity opens on 15 June and…

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Bushfire recovery still a focus with 12 additional North East Victoria projects

Upgrades to facilities and enhancements to community spaces and improved tourism opportunities are on the way for the electorate of Indi, through more than $14 million in Local Economic Recovery projects announced this week. State-wide, 24 bushfire recovery projects have been approved in this round of local community grants under the Local Economic Recovery program,…

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Nationals back timber jobs at Gippsland forestry forum

A round table forum with Gippsland forestry professionals and Nationals MP’s has reaffirmed support for Victoria’s sustainable native and plantation timber industry. Held at the Gippsland Forestry Hub in Churchill, the group discussed future strategies to support the native timber and plantation industries and the importance of all timber jobs to Gippsland’s economy. The Nationals…

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