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…

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…

Men’s Sheds Grants now open

Image courtesy of AMSA. As part of Men’s Health Week, the Liberal and Nationals Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across North East Victoria to apply for funding as part of the latest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP). Opening this week, Nationals Senate Leader and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie encouraged all Sheds in…

Improved digital connectivity for North East Victoria

Image Source – Telstra Residents in Indi will benefit from new and improved telecommunications services under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (the RCP). Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts Paul Fletcher, Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton, and Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie announced the boost in mobile and…