North East Victoria community projects backed by National Bushfire Recovery Fund

The Liberal and Nationals Government has provided funding to 46 local community projects in the electorate of Indi under the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program. These projects across Towong, Alpine, Mansfield, Indigo, Wangaratta and Wodonga are receiving a total of more than $25.4 million in support. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget…

Better aged care services for seniors in North East Victoria

Aged care providers in the electorate of Indi will strengthen their services and create a safer and more comfortable environment for local residents under the latest investment from the Liberal and Nationals Government. The $35.3 million multi-purpose services (MPS) program will see 110 aged care sites benefit from minor capital grant projects averaging $321,000 each.…

Support For Low-Emissions Timber In Construction In Regional Victoria

The Australian Government is increasing support for construction businesses to use low‑carbon timber and deliver jobs in our forest industries across regional Victoria. The Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), is investing $300 million in the Timber Building Program. Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor said the Program will finance…

Scholarships For Students In Regional Victoria Now Available

Eligible students from regional Victoria, including the Bendigo, McEwen and Indi regions will have access to a scholarship worth up to $18,000 to support their tertiary education in 2022. Applications for Round 6 of the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES) program are now open. Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications & Regional Education and Senator…

Australian Government Funding To Make Priority Project In North East Victoria A Reality

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $1,082,062 in a priority project in the electorate of Indi, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of the local economy to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. Made possible under the third phase of the Australian Government’s $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI)…

Keeping showmen and women on the road

Support of $8.3 million is now available under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Supporting Agricultural Showmen and Women program to provide travelling showmen and women assistance with showmen’s guild membership fees and rental relief. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud and Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the Government…

Wangaratta aerodrome reaches new heights

The Wangaratta Aerodrome’s new and improved facilities were officially opened today, which will boost the region’s tourism, business and emergency response potential. The project was jointly funded with $413,500 from the Liberal and National Government’s Regional Jobs and Investment Packages program and $634,788 from the Rural City of Wangaratta. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for…

Wodonga Senior Secondary College Hall to become a drawcard when finished

Wodonga Senior Secondary College’s refurbished hall facilities will benefit students, sporting and community clubs and provide an economic boost to the region once completed next year. Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education and Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie inspected progress on the project today. The $8.35 million project received $5 million from…