The Show Must Go On And New Funding Will Help That Happen

Pictured here with the Wangaratta Agricultural Show Committee Organisations across Indi will share $98,500 to support their COVID-19 recovery under the Australian Government’s Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said nine show societies will receive between $2600 and $15,000 each and the Rotary Club of…

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…

Senate Estimates Exposes Victorian Labor’s Murray Basin Rail Project Deception

The Andrews Labor Government’s deception of north-west Victorian producers was exposed during Senate Estimates this week when it was forced to release its revised business case for the disastrous overdue and over budget Murray Basin Rail Project. Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie and Member for Mallee Anne Webster said the business…

Andrews Government Preferred Option Keeps Murray Basin Rail Project Off The Rails

The Victorian Government’s business case for the stalled Murray Basin Rail Project must be released publicly as a matter of urgency to allow industry to review the revised options. Victorian Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie and Nationals Member for Mallee Anne Webster said Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications…

Making More Drought Water Infrastructure Support Available For North-East Victorian Farmers

More farmers across north-east Victoria will be able to build more drought proofing infrastructure thanks to another $50 million for the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. Wodonga-based Nationals Senate leader and Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said the $25,000 rebate scheme offers practical support to farmers cope with drought such as drilling new bores, desilting…

Growing Jobs In North-East Victoria by Transforming Manufacturing

North-east Victoria will benefit from the $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy announced today, Wodonga-based Nationals Senate leader and Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said. “The Modern Manufacturing Strategy is part of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s JobMaker Plan that will revive a new era of manufacturing, rebuild regional economies and create jobs as we recover from…