Applications now open for Black Summer Bushfire Grants to help North East Victoria communities’ recovery

Applications are now open for North East Victoria communities recovering from the Black Summer bushfires to apply for funding under an Australian Government grants program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said applications for the $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery grants program are now open to community organisations, businesses and councils…

North East Victoria communities encouraged to apply for a share in $280 million in Australian Government bushfire recovery funding

The Australian Government has released guidelines for the $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery (BSBR) grants program, providing funding direct to communities to help in their ongoing recovery after the 2019-20 bushfires. Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud MP said bushfire recovery is still front and centre for the Australian Government. “The Government has committed…

Bushfire recovery still a focus with 12 additional North East Victoria projects

Upgrades to facilities and enhancements to community spaces and improved tourism opportunities are on the way for the electorate of Indi, through more than $14 million in Local Economic Recovery projects announced this week. State-wide, 24 bushfire recovery projects have been approved in this round of local community grants under the Local Economic Recovery program,…

New bushfire grants to help Indi communities recovery

Indi communities still recovering from the Black Summer bushfires will soon have an opportunity to apply for funding under a new grants program from the Australian Government. Local-based Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said the $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery grants program will open mid-2021 to community organisations, businesses and councils in Local Government Areas…

Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Funding to Boost Jobs and the Economy in North-East Victoria

Bellbridge, source: towong.vic.gov.au The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has approved funding for 15 projects across Wodonga and Towong Local Government Areas as part of its $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, which is supporting local jobs, businesses and boosting the economy during COVID-19. Nationals Senate Leader and Wodonga-based Senator for Victoria Bridget…

Jobs and tourism boost for Indi with 10 new bushfire projects

Upper Murray and Alpine communities will benefit from almost $20 million in extra bushfire recovery projects, with money to drive tourism, improve amenities, support key local industries and create jobs. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said 10 new Bushfire Recovery Regional Economic Stimulus and Resilience Grants have just been awarded across…

More Jobs, Business and Farm Support for Indi through $7.3 million Bushfire Boost

Businesses, farms and young people across Indi will benefit from an additional $7.3 million in bushfire recovery program funding to spearhead jobs, tourism capability, and economic recovery and growth. The five programs were announced this week by the Australian and Victorian governments, as part of an $8 million boost for Victoria through Local Economic Recovery…