Labor fails Shooters and Hunters in the Senate

The Nationals in the Senate have condemned state Labor governments for using COVID-19 to enforce outrageous bans on the sale of firearms and ammunition. The Australian Senate today supported Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie’s motion despite Labor and The Greens voting against it. Senator McKenzie’s motion called out state Labor governments…

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North East ag shows secure upgrade funding

Four North East Victorian agricultural show societies will share in more than $500,000 to renew and reinvigorate their show grounds, under the Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program. Corryong and Upper Murray Show Society will receive $245,067 to upgrade and extend the power supply at the Corryong Recreation Reserve and upgrade the rodeo arena to…

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Visa Changes Bring Workforce Certainty For Farmers

Victorian orchardists and horticulture farm businesses and communities stand to benefit from an announcement made by the Australian Government to extend working holiday maker and other visas amid the COVID-19 crisis with requirements to support the on-going health of regional communities. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed confirmation that visa changes will allow Pacific…

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Mobile coverage boosted in Wandiligong

People living and travelling through Wandiligong will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends. The switch on of a new macro base station in Wandiligong under the Mobile Black Spot Program will significantly improve phone service in the popular tourist destination on Morses Creek…

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