Record infrastructure funding for aged care in North East Victoria

Senior Australians across the electorate of Indi will benefit from the single largest investment in residential aged care infrastructure in Australia’s history. A total of $150 million in capital grants has been allocated, following the conclusion of the competitive 2020 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). This substantial investment by the Australian Government has funded 72…

Innovative microgrids to boost economic growth in North East Victoria

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to support the supply of secure, reliable and affordable power for regional and remote communities to drive economic growth and help them get ahead. Under Round Two of the Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund, the Government is committing $25.6 million to back 20 microgrid feasibility studies, including…

More community pharmacies and additional GPs to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

Thousands of community pharmacies and additional GPs across Australia, including Victoria will be invited to join the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This additional workforce will be brought on-board to support pharmacies and GPs already delivering COVID-19 vaccines in cities, regional, rural and remote areas, as well as areas with an outbreak. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator…

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…