Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Funding to Boost Jobs and the Economy in North-East Victoria

Bellbridge, source: towong.vic.gov.au The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has approved funding for 15 projects across Wodonga and Towong Local Government Areas as part of its $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, which is supporting local jobs, businesses and boosting the economy during COVID-19. Nationals Senate Leader and Wodonga-based Senator for Victoria Bridget…

Jobs and tourism boost for Indi with 10 new bushfire projects

Upper Murray and Alpine communities will benefit from almost $20 million in extra bushfire recovery projects, with money to drive tourism, improve amenities, support key local industries and create jobs. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said 10 new Bushfire Recovery Regional Economic Stimulus and Resilience Grants have just been awarded across…

The Nationals strategic plan to double Australian manufacturing employment

Regional Australia will lead the country’s post-COVID economic recovery under The Nationals’ ambitious plan to modernise and rejuvenate Australian manufacturing. The Nationals have a strong track record of backing wealth creation, jobs and sustainable industries and manufacturing is key to continuing to do this. The Nationals believe there is an abundance of resources and opportunities…

More Jobs, Business and Farm Support for Indi through $7.3 million Bushfire Boost

Businesses, farms and young people across Indi will benefit from an additional $7.3 million in bushfire recovery program funding to spearhead jobs, tourism capability, and economic recovery and growth. The five programs were announced this week by the Australian and Victorian governments, as part of an $8 million boost for Victoria through Local Economic Recovery…

No more Murray Basin Rail Project excuses for Premier Andrews

Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Victorian Andrews Labor Government had no excuse for not delivering the Murray Basin Freight Rail project as originally agreed to. The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government today announced a $200.2 million rescue package for the stalled Victorian owned, operated and managed network upgrade. Deputy…

Applications Open For Local Economic Bushfire Recovery Projects

Bushfire affected communities in North East Victoria can now apply for money to support Local Economic Recovery projects. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie encouraged communities in the Upper Murray and Alpine regions to apply for funding under the $68.6 million Local Economic Recovery program in Victoria, which will be jointly funded…