Regional Australians To Get Better Access To Clinical Trials

The Liberal-Nationals Government is investing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, welcomed the announcement with country Victorians facing barriers to taking part in clinical trials including distance, geographical isolation, cultural difference and workforce capacity.  Minister for Health, Greg…

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Grants Open Export Doors To Farmers

Farmers and agricultural producers across Victoria may receive assistance to access overseas markets with a $1.5 million grant as part of the Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) program.  Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said the program was designed to break down trade barriers for Australian farmers.  “This program,…

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New Aged Care Package Delivers For Indi Seniors

The Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering for senior Australians through a $537 million funding investment, responding to the three priority areas identified in the Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report. Wodonga based Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed the major funding boost, which will  deliver 10,000 new  home care packages; improve medication management…

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Farming Communities To Benefit From Expanding Export Opportunities In The Asia-Pacific

Farmers and the regions will benefit from more export opportunities with the Australian Parliament today passing legislation for trade agreements with Indonesia, Peru and Hong Kong. Nationals Senator and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said the Bill’s passage was a great step forward for Australian agricultural exports, the economy, farmers and agricultural communities. “One of the most important…

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Measures To Grow Regional Victorian Businesses

Businesses across regional Victoria, including Indi, will benefit from the Liberal-Nationals government’s commitment to busting regulatory barriers that slow business down. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said the government’s deregulation agenda package would remove barriers to further investment and creating jobs. Measures helping businesses grow include: Establishing a new consolidated online checklist to guide…

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Building Economic Resilience In Victorian Basin Communities

Seven communities in Victoria will have access to a $15 million economic development fund for Basin community projects. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said Round 2 of the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program had been extended to a number of local council areas. “This will provide a much-needed boost for communities across Cobram, Kyabram-Tatura,…

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