National headspace Day 2019- putting a spotlight on young Australians’ mental health

Today is National headspace Day, which puts the issue of young Australians’ mental health in the spotlight.  National Headspace Day draws attention to a significant issue across North East Victoria, and encourages young people to discuss their mental health and take steps to improve their wellbeing. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encouraged young Australians…

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Funding To Boost Country Ag Shows

Show societies in north-east Victoria and across the state are encouraged to apply for the Liberal-National government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said applications were now open for the $20 million…

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Cheaper medicine for patients in Indi

CAPTION: Senator McKenzie discusses the PBS listings and benefits for patients with Wangaratta pharmacist, Bruce Robertson, of Robertson's Pharmacy. Cheaper medicine is on the way for patients in north-east Victoria with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), in some cases saving over $100,000 per patient. Medicines…

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APVMA RELOCATION TO ARMIDALE OFFICIAL

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) headquarters officially opened in Armidale today, signalling an exciting new era for rural and regional Australia. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and the Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, today opened the APVMA’s new home and said that the move from Canberra was a game-changer for…

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DAIRY INDUSTRY GETS VOICE IN ACCC

JOINT RELEASE: Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum The ACCC will establish a Dairy Consultative Committee to support the Liberal and Nationals Government’s ongoing commitment to the Australian dairy industry. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, said the committee would be led by an…

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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF LANDCARE

The Landcare movement today celebrated 30 years of all sections of Australian society working together to improve the environment and create more productive farm land. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, today marked the anniversary in Parkville with a host of people involved in Landcare over the last 30 years, and announced Sophie Taylor-Price as…

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