Australian Agriculture Visa Created

Farmers and primary producers in North East Victoria are a step closer to benefitting from the Liberal and National Government’s new Australian Agriculture Worker Visa. The Government amended the Migration Regulations on 30 September 2021 to create the Australian Agriculture Worker Visa (Ag Visa) and continue along the pathway of providing an agriculture visa that…

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Vegetation program a win for Bendigo farmers

Farmers in Victoria’s North-Central region can now apply for the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud, Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie and Member for Nicholls Damian Drum said the pilot was a key component of the government’s $66.1 million Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship Package that is…

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National Cabinet reunites boarding students with their families

Photo credit: Australian Boarding Schools Association Travel for boarding students and their families will become easier following today’s endorsement by National Cabinet of the National Code for Boarding School Students. The Code provides states and territories with principles to develop common-sense, COVID-safe travel arrangements to help students and their families navigate border restrictions. This will…

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Councils on road to recovery in McEwen

Local road maintenance in the electorate of McEwen will receive a boost, thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government would deliver over $65.09 million to 215 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads. Macedon Ranges Shire…

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Councils on road to recovery in Bendigo

Local road maintenance in Bendigo will receive a boost, thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government would deliver over $65.09 million to 215 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads. “This Roads to Recovery funding in…

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