Senator McKenzie encourages local groups to apply for funding to boost organ and tissue donation awareness

The Australian Government is providing up to $750,000 in the 2022 Community Awareness Grants for initiatives to reach key audiences and provide creative ways to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie is encouraging community groups, local businesses and not-for-profit organisations to apply for a grant…

Future Drought Fund Supporting North East Victoria’s Drought Resilience

• First round grants announced for Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program. • $1.4 million investment for 33 grants awarded across Australia. • The program builds the skills and capacity of people and communities and delivers small-scale infrastructure. North East Victoria’s Ovens & Murray AgBiz Alliance (AgBiz Assist Limited) will receive more…

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…

Local roads and community infrastructure funding to boost jobs and the economy in North East Victoria

The Liberal and Nationals Government has approved funding for 6 local projects in the electorate of Indi as part of its $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program, which is supporting local jobs, businesses and boosting the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said getting shovels…

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…