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…

Business case funding for water infrastructure flowing to Victoria

The Australian and Victorian governments are jointly funding two business cases worth $1.6 million that will deliver detailed planning work to identify the right projects for future investment to expand the National Water Grid. The Gisborne to Sunbury Interconnector Stage 2 and Riddells Creek to Sunbury Interconnector detailed business cases could unlock opportunities to further…

Vegetation program a win for Bendigo farmers

Farmers in Victoria’s North-Central region can now apply for the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud, Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie and Member for Nicholls Damian Drum said the pilot was a key component of the government’s $66.1 million Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship Package that is…

Councils on road to recovery in McEwen

Local road maintenance in the electorate of McEwen 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. Macedon Ranges Shire…