Funding for Bendigo Airport

Bendigo Airport is among 89 regional airports nationwide which will benefit from grants totaling nearly $30 million under Round 2 of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Regional Airports Program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the local project would see the construction of a helicopter stand and fuel truck area. “Greater…

More tertiary education opportunities for students in Wangaratta

The Liberal and Nationals Government will provide funding to help establish the Country Universities Centre (CUC) Ovens Murray, creating more opportunities for local students to pursue tertiary education studies in regional Victoria. The Australian Government will provide more than $2.5 million to establish a main campus in Wangaratta and satellite centres in Mansfield and Corryong…

Inland Rail Sponsorship An Immediate Boost For Northern Victorian Communities

Community groups in northern Victoria continue to benefit from the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations Program with four new groups sharing in more than $10,000 of grant funding in the seventh round of the program. The Inland Rail Sponsorship and Donations program provided: $2,000 for the Broadford Town Tennis Club to upgrade their lighting…

Wangaratta’s New Pool Creates A Splash

CAPTION: Senator McKenzie inspecting the operations rooms for the new Wangaratta pool and facilities.  Elite athletes and competitive swimmers will benefit from the redeveloped Wangaratta Indoor Sport and Aquatic Centre, which opened today in the northern Victorian town. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the new facility…

$235 million North East Rail Line Upgrade A Win For Victorian Rail Passengers

 Rail passengers in Victoria will enjoy a smoother ride and fewer delays between Albury-Wodonga and Melbourne following the completion of main construction contracted works on the $235 million North East Rail Line upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the upgrade works on 532 linear track kilometres…