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…

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…

Applications Open For Local Economic Bushfire Recovery Projects

Bushfire affected communities in North East Victoria can now apply for money to support Local Economic Recovery projects. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encouraged communities in the Upper Murray and Alpine regions to apply for funding under the $68.6 million Local Economic Recovery program in Victoria, which will be jointly funded…

Bushfire Projects To Boost Upper Murray’s Economic Recovery

Four North East projects are included in five bushfire recovery projects today given the green light Victoria, through more than $1.5 million in Local Economic Recovery funding from the Australian and Victorian governments. Nationals Senate Leader and Wodonga-based Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the support announced today by Minister for Emergency Management, David Littleproud,…

Safe Places in Indi for Women and Children Escaping Violence

$390,000 will fund new emergency accommodation in north-east Victoria for women and children escaping domestic violence. Wodonga-based Nationals Senate Leader and Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said the funding for Beyond Housing, in partnership with the Centre Against Violence in Indi, is from the Liberal and Nationals Government’s $60 million Safe Places initiative. “It will help…