Opinion Editorial – Protection for the regions crucial to any net-zero emissions deals (As seen in The Australian)

Three major industry bodies, which have been allies during the decade-long climate debate, have recently backflipped to support net-zero emissions by 2050. Interestingly, they have collectively recognised that the real impact of decarbonising our economy will be felt most acutely in regional Australia. The Business Council of Australia, National Farmers Federation and the Minerals Council…

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Investment in a brighter future for McEwen

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing in the future of McEwen with $121,000 in funding for a local project under Round 5 of our highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the Government’s investment will deliver better facilities and economic opportunities for the region. “The…

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Senator McKenzie hosts border health virtual roundtable

Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie hosted a virtual roundtable with local health providers from Albury-Wodonga and Minister for Regional Health, Dr David Gillespie yesterday to discuss on the ground challenges and support provided by the Australian Government. Representatives from Albury-Wodonga Health, Gateway Health, Headspace Albury-Wodonga, Albury-Wodonga Aboriginal Health Services and the…

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Local roads and community infrastructure funding to boost jobs and the economy in North East Victoria

The Liberal and Nationals Government has approved funding for 6 local projects in the electorate of Indi as part of its $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program, which is supporting local jobs, businesses and boosting the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said getting shovels…

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Business case funding for water infrastructure flowing to Victoria

The Australian and Victorian governments are jointly funding two business cases worth $1.6 million that will deliver detailed planning work to identify the right projects for future investment to expand the National Water Grid. The Gisborne to Sunbury Interconnector Stage 2 and Riddells Creek to Sunbury Interconnector detailed business cases could unlock opportunities to further…

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