Healthy Rivers grants strengthening Nicholls waterways and economy

The Liberal and Nationals Government today announced more grants for the electorate of Nicholls under the $20 million Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. This program supports communities to deliver practical, on-ground projects to improve the health of their rivers and wetlands, while supporting local jobs and businesses. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt noted the…

$66 million to upgrade Basin’s river models to make every drop count

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $66 million to provide better information and transparency to help Murray-Darling Basin water managers make timelier, more reliable and transparent water management decisions. In Shepparton today, Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt was joined by Senator for Victoria, and Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and…

Applications open for Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program to generate water savings

Organisations across regional Victoria are being encouraged to apply for their share in $150 million in funding, as part of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said applications are now open for the program, which…

Applications open for Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program to generate water savings

Organisations across regional Victoria are being encouraged to apply for their share in $150 million in funding, as part of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said applications are now open for the program, which…

New way ahead for ag workforce

A round of grant funding will be offered to industry to develop projects and initiatives to support the growth, retention, and sustainability of the agricultural workforce. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the $7.3 million AgUP grants program would encourage the agriculture,…

Future Drought Fund fostering a new generation of drought resilient leaders in Bendigo

The Australian Government is investing in building drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund (FDF). Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said two mentees and two mentors have been selected in Bendigo in round one of the FDF Drought Resilience Leaders mentoring program. “We are partnering with the Australian Rural…

Future Drought Fund fostering a new generation of drought resilient leaders in McEwen

The Australian Government is investing in building drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund (FDF). Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said a mentee and mentor have been selected in the electorate of McEwen in round one of the FDF Drought Resilience Leaders mentoring program. “We are partnering with the…