Even faster broadband in McEwen

NBN Co has announced a sixth tranche of suburbs and towns across Australia that will become eligible to upgrade to NBN’s Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), with Australians in the electorate of McEwen set to benefit from access to ultrafast broadband. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP,…

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Boosting cycling safety in Wangaratta

Safety for cyclists on Phillipson Street, Wangaratta, has been improved with the completion of dedicated lanes separating riders from traffic between Sisely Avenue and Edwards Street. The upgrade was delivered as part of the Australian and Victorian governments’ $510 million state-wide joint commitment under the nationwide Road Safety Program. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and…

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Senator McKenzie encourages local groups to apply for funding to boost organ and tissue donation awareness

The Australian Government is providing up to $750,000 in the 2022 Community Awareness Grants for initiatives to reach key audiences and provide creative ways to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie is encouraging community groups, local businesses and not-for-profit organisations to apply for a grant…

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Regional Victorian communities encouraged to recognise Remembrance Day

Schools, ex-service organisations and community groups across Australia will soon receive resources to help them plan Remembrance Day commemorative services and activities. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Andrew Gee said the Department of Veterans’ Affairs has prepared a Remembrance Day educational resources pack to highlight the history and importance of honouring Australia’s veterans…

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