Bridging The Gap: Teaching The Next Generation About What’s On Their Plate

The Liberal and Nationals Government is working to ensure our farming future by investing $5 million to bring kids and farms closer together.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said kids were increasingly removed from directly experiencing life on the land which was a barrier to choosing agriculture as a career and…

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New Hope For Breast Cancer Patients In Regional Victoria

Regional Victorians living with advanced breast cancer will have access to an important new treatment option, with the Liberal-National Government listing a life-changing new medicine on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Verzenio® (abemaciclib) is now listed on the PBS for the first time. It will treat non-premenopausal patients with advanced hormone receptor positive human epidermal…

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Farming Communities Hit Hard By Bushfires

As the bush fire crisis deepens across Australia, Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie urges regional communities to continue to prioritise personal safety as concern for livestock grows. “The devastating loss of life to date underscores a critical need for cooperation and support in regional and urban communities alike.  “Property damage is widespread and the task…

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