Which government does what?

I am the Federal Member and your representative in Canberra.   You can see below the different responsibilities the different governments have. Federal Government Responsibilities The Federal Government is responsible for broad areas of legislation that affect the entire country, including: Foreign affairs Immigration Customs Trade Defence Taxation Post and telecommunications National / interstate highways…

Australian Government Funding to Make Pyrenees Priority Projects a Reality in Mallee

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $1,119,842 in priority projects across the Pyrenees in Mallee, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of local economies 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) program, projects…

World Class Grampians Peaks Trail Opens

  Visitors and locals alike will now be able to enjoy the magnificent natural and cultural environment of the heritage-listed Grampians National Park thanks to funding from the Coalition Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan said he was delighted to launch the 160 km world-class hiking trail Grampians Peak…

Mallee receives agricultural show and field day COVID-recovery boost

• Australian Government support continues for agricultural shows and field days forced to cancel because of COVID-19 • 110 events nationally—including Edenhope, Kaniva and Swan Hill shows in Mallee – to share in $710,818 Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days supplementary payments   Agricultural shows in Mallee are being boosted with more Australian Government support…

Ouyen livestock exchange expanded

Communities around Ouyen are set to benefit from improved sale yard infrastructure with the official opening of the Ouyen Livestock Exchange upgrades today. Federal Member for Mallee Anne Webster said the project, which had a more efficient sale yard with improved lighting and water delivery and expanded capacity. These upgrades will mean the livestock exchange…

Applications open for Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot

• The Australian Government is providing $23.5 million for improved on farm biodiversity through the Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship’s Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot. • The pilot will test processes and protocols that measure and reward farmers for undertaking mixed-species tree plantings on top of eligible carbon projects • The goal is to deliver a system that…