Men’s Sheds Grants now open

Image courtesy of AMSA. As part of Men’s Health Week, the Liberal and Nationals Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across North East Victoria to apply for funding as part of the latest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP). Opening this week, Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie encouraged all Sheds in…

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Disaster Assistance For Prolonged Power Outages In Victoria

Image courtesy of AusNet Disaster assistance has been made available for households who continue to be affected by prolonged power outages from the extreme weather event in Victoria. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie said a Prolonged Power Outage…

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More tertiary education opportunities for students in Wangaratta

The Liberal and Nationals Government will provide funding to help establish the Country Universities Centre (CUC) Ovens Murray, creating more opportunities for local students to pursue tertiary education studies in regional Victoria. The Australian Government will provide more than $2.5 million to establish a main campus in Wangaratta and satellite centres in Mansfield and Corryong…

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Emergency Re-Establishment Assistance For Severe Weather In Victoria

Disaster assistance has been made available for communities affected by flooding and storms across Victoria. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said through the DRFA, a range of practical assistance measures are now available to help support councils with the clean-up…

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Boost for Local Road Maintenance in Bendigo

Local road maintenance in the electorate of Bendigo will receive a boost, thanks to funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Leader of The Nationals in the Senate and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the Federal Government will deliver over $186.5 million to 366 local government authorities nationwide for safer…

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Improved digital connectivity for North East Victoria

Image Source – Telstra Residents in Indi will benefit from new and improved telecommunications services under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (the RCP). Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts Paul Fletcher, Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton, and Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie announced the boost in mobile and…

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Safer Communities Fund Round Six Now Open

The Liberal Nationals Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund. The early intervention grant opportunity is now open and closes 22 July 2021. The security infrastructure grant opportunity opens on 15 June and…

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