AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RESCUE PACKAGE FOR VICTORIA’S MURRAY BASIN FREIGHT RAIL PROJECT

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has announced a $200.2 million rescue package for the stalled Victorian owned, operated and managed Murray Basin Freight Rail network. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the extra funding, which includes $5 million for planning the standardisation of the network, is…

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GRANTS TO MODERNISE AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING

Local manufacturers in Mallee with shovel-ready projects are being encouraged to apply for a Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) grant. Any businesses with shovel ready projects and a goal to grow are encouraged to apply. Businesses will be able to apply for between $100,000 and $1 million to invest in new technology, as the Morrison Government…

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LOCAL ROADS AND COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING TO BOOST JOBS AND THE ECONOMY IN MALLEE

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has approved funding for 100 projects. This is part of its $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, which is supporting local jobs, businesses and boosting the economy during COVID-19. Federal Member for Mallee Anne Webster said getting shovels in the ground on local construction projects was important…

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$207,570 show of support for Mallee

Shows and field days in Mallee that were cancelled because of COVID-19 are about to get a slice of $34 million Australian Government funding to help ensure they can bounce back next year. Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud and Member for Mallee Anne Webster MP, said the first payments under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and…

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SUPPORTING OUR YOUNGER VETERANS WITH COMMUNITY GRANTS

THE 2020-21 round of the Australian Government’s Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program is now open to ex-service organisations (ESOs) and their partner community groups and organisations in Mallee Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said the program provides $1 million in funding to support the mental health and wellbeing of younger veterans. “This program…

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