Corker Of A Grants Program For Victoria’s Wine Industry

Victorian wine producers who attract tourism and boost their local economy will share in $10 million of grants under the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants program. There were 180 successful applicants this year spread across the country, including dozens from rural and regional Victoria. Nationals Senator for Victoria and Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie said the grants were…

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Victoria Signs Record Hospital Funding Agreement

Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKrenzie welcomes Victoria’s move to sign on to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s public hospital agreement. Senator McKenzie said it means an additional $7.3 billion for Victorian public hospitals and patients. The National Health Agreement from 2020-21 to 2024-25 will deliver record hospital funding in each and every year, providing millions of additional hospital services…

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Joint media release – $2.5 million A Smart Investment For La Trobe University

A Government grant is investing almost $2.5 million into a cutting-edge La Trobe University project in northern Victoria, aimed at encouraging climate resilience and rewarding on-farm sustainable practices. Minister for Agriculture and Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, and Nationals Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said the project would provide a proof of concept when…

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Life-Changing Medicines Listings To Save Cystic Fibrosis Patients Up To $250,000 A Year

Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie says the Liberal-Nationals Government announcement to provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will make a real difference for people with cystic fibrosis. From 1 December 2019, the life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine Symdeko® will be listed on the PBS for patients with cystic fibrosis…

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Regional Airports Program Takes Off

Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the federal Liberal-Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said the guidelines are now available, giving airport owners and operators more information on their eligibility…

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Supporting Local Sporting Champions

Aspiring sporting champions are encouraged to apply for funding to take them closer to fullfilling their dream. The next round of grant applications for the Local Sporting Champions program is now open. “The Liberal-National Government's Local Sporting Champions program provides assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 to participate in state, national or international championships,”…

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