Better aged care services for seniors in North East Victoria

Aged care providers in the electorate of Indi will strengthen their services and create a safer and more comfortable environment for local residents under the latest investment from the Liberal and Nationals Government. The $35.3 million multi-purpose services (MPS) program will see 110 aged care sites benefit from minor capital grant projects averaging $321,000 each.…

Additional disaster assistance for Central West storms  

Disaster assistance is now available in the local government areas of Mansfield Shire and Wellington Shire that were affected by the Victorian earthquake on 22 September 2021 under the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Nationals Senate Leader and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie said the DRFA will assist local councils with the…

Support For Low-Emissions Timber In Construction In Regional Victoria

The Australian Government is increasing support for construction businesses to use low‑carbon timber and deliver jobs in our forest industries across regional Victoria. The Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), is investing $300 million in the Timber Building Program. Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor said the Program will finance…

Scholarships For Students In Regional Victoria Now Available

Eligible students from regional Victoria, including the Bendigo, McEwen and Indi regions will have access to a scholarship worth up to $18,000 to support their tertiary education in 2022. Applications for Round 6 of the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES) program are now open. Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications & Regional Education and Senator…

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…