Driving social inclusion across Mallee through sport

Migrant groups, people with physical and intellectual disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Mallee will be the focus of a new initiative aimed at ensuring all Australians can participate in sport and physical activity. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, welcomed the allocation of $179,000 in funding for Horsham Golf Club and…

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$24,000 FUNDING FOR ADVOCACY SERVICES IN MALLEE

EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS (ESOs) and other veteran groups in Mallee which provide advocacy services to veterans and their families have today received $24,381 as part of the Governments Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said ESOs, community organisations and other local veteran groups play a crucial role in…

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Parliament passes permanent Rural Health Commissioner

The Australian Government are delivering a permanent Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner thanks to Parliament giving urgent support for ground-breaking legislation this week. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said continuing and strengthening the Office will help deliver the Government’s key reforms and targeted rural health priorities to support practical change for communities. “Our…

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DROUGHT RELIEF COMES TO MALLEE

Drought Communities Program projects approved for Murrayville (Mildura Rural City Council) 15th June 2020 People living in Murrayville will benefit from $1 million in additional Liberal National Government funding to support community infrastructure and other drought-relief projects through the expanded Drought Communities Program. The Murrayville Drainage Upgrade will see significant improvements around Murrayville, with Federal…

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Good News Finally for Mallee Fruit Growers

Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster welcomes the announcement that a further 23 import permits have now been issued for Indonesia, bringing the total number of Indonesian importers of Australia horticultural products to 30. “The issue of getting our fresh fruit, including table grapes and citrus into Indonesia this year has been frustrating and difficult…

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Prostate cancer nurse boost in Mallee

Australian men with prostate cancer and their families in Mallee will benefit from an expansion of the Australian Government’s Prostate Cancer Nurses Program. Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said the Government is investing $23 million in the program through the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia over the next three years to support existing prostate cancer…

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More essential support for Australian patients through community pharmacy

Australians will have better access to subsidised medicines and medication management services through community pharmacy with the Morrison Government finalising a Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA). Under this landmark agreement, our Government will continue to partner with community pharmacies to make sure Australians have access to more than 200 million subsidised Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)…

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Vital Funding For Airports in Mallee

3 airports in Mallee will receive a share of $41.2 million under the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Mallee,  Anne Webster said the projects would improve safety to airport users, especially aeromedical crews. “The successful projects in Mallee all have aeromedical access and safety at their core,” Dr Webster said. “In Horsham,…

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Mallee Salutes Their Service

COMMUNITY groups and organisations in Robinvale and Stuart Mill will be better equipped to remember the service and sacrifice of our current and former Australian Defence Force personnel thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. Member for Mallee congratulated the Stuart Mill Progress Association and the Murray Valley Aboriginal Co-operative who…

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Backing Small Regional Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Australian Government has committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) could support hundreds of regional small businesses. “Today’s announcement is…

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