Funding Now Available To Support Small Community Projects In North East Victoria

The Liberal and Nationals Government is providing a further $150,000 in funding for small-scale upgrades and new equipment that community groups in North East Victoria need and deserve. Expressions of interest are now open for Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme, giving local governing bodies and community groups an opportunity to nominate projects for…

Senator McKenzie hosts border health virtual roundtable

Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie hosted a virtual roundtable with local health providers from Albury-Wodonga and Minister for Regional Health, Dr David Gillespie yesterday to discuss on the ground challenges and support provided by the Australian Government. Representatives from Albury-Wodonga Health, Gateway Health, Headspace Albury-Wodonga, Albury-Wodonga Aboriginal Health Services and the…

Councils on road to recovery in North East Victoria

Local road maintenance in the electorate of Indi will receive a boost, thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government would deliver over $65.09 million to 215 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads. “This Roads to…

Supporting Local Government In North East Victoria

Local governments in the electorate of Indi have received their first 2021-22 quarterly payment through the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grant program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the funding is untied, allowing councils to spend the grant according to their own local priorities. “Local governments are vital to building safer…

Australian Government puts job seekers in driver’s seat to get into work

The Australian Government will make support available to fund assistance for job seekers across the country to get a driver’s licence in a move that will help address a significant barrier to many entering the workforce. Job seekers participating in employment services through a jobactive provider will be eligible to access increased support for driving…