Tackling the Tough Times in Mallee

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is supporting drought-affected communities in Mallee as part of the 47 projects, with $1.35 million in grants from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together initiative. Federal Member for Mallee Anne Webster said the Tackling Tough Times Together program has a range of benefits, including…

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New uni students encouraged to claim early

Anne Webster, Member for Mallee today encouraged Australians planning to start university in 2020 to lodge their claim for Youth Allowance or Austudy now. Youth Allowance provides financial assistance for eligible young people who pursue further study or an apprenticeship after leaving school. Austudy provides assistance to eligible students and apprentices aged 25 or older.…

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Boosting safety on the Calder Highway

Farmers, regional transport companies and locals using the Calder Highway will soon have a safer and easier journey with construction starting on the Yeungroon Road intersection near Charlton. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $2.1 million project would improve safety and visibility for drivers using this…

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