Senator McKenzie encourages local groups to apply for funding to boost organ and tissue donation awareness

The Australian Government is providing up to $750,000 in the 2022 Community Awareness Grants for initiatives to reach key audiences and provide creative ways to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie is encouraging community groups, local businesses and not-for-profit organisations to apply for a grant…

Additional $2.7 million for critical Indi child care services

Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Bridget McKenzie today announced the allocation of an additional $2,778,907 to support vital child care services in Indi and help meet the needs of local families. The Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator said over a dozen services will receive funding through the Liberal and National Government’s…

The Nationals strategic plan to double Australian manufacturing employment

Regional Australia will lead the country’s post-COVID economic recovery under The Nationals’ ambitious plan to modernise and rejuvenate Australian manufacturing. The Nationals have a strong track record of backing wealth creation, jobs and sustainable industries and manufacturing is key to continuing to do this. The Nationals believe there is an abundance of resources and opportunities…

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…