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)…

Healthy Rivers grants strengthening Nicholls waterways and economy

The Liberal and Nationals Government today announced more grants for the electorate of Nicholls under the $20 million Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. This program supports communities to deliver practical, on-ground projects to improve the health of their rivers and wetlands, while supporting local jobs and businesses. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt noted the…

$66 million to upgrade Basin’s river models to make every drop count

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $66 million to provide better information and transparency to help Murray-Darling Basin water managers make timelier, more reliable and transparent water management decisions. In Shepparton today, Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt was joined by Senator for Victoria, and Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and…

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…

Australian Government appoints first Regional Education Commissioner

The Hon Fiona Nash has been appointed as Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner and will oversee implementation of recommendations from the National Regional, Rural and Remote Tertiary Education Strategy (the Napthine Review). Announced in Wodonga today, Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie congratulated Ms Nash on her appointment.…

Funding to bolster risk reduction and resilience for McEwen

The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said local organisations in the region would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better…

Funding to bolster risk reduction and resilience for Bendigo

The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said local organisations in the region would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better…