Carisbrook Levee Signed

A $1.8 million project for levees and associated drainage and culvert works at Carisbrook has been signed off in a joint agreement between the Australian Government and Central Goldfields Shire Council, ensuring better flood protection across 25 properties. The signing has unlocked $1.2 million in federal funding for the Carisbrook Township Western Levee Construction under…

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Regional Banking Taskforce forum comes to Mallee

A Regional Banking Taskforce has been established by the Liberal and Nationals Government to assess the impact of bank branch closures on regional communities. The Federal Member for Mallee, Dr Anne Webster is inviting residents to provide their feedback in a public forum co-hosted by the Co-Chair of Regional Banking Taskforce, Senator Perin Davey. The…

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Bringing more medical and health students to Mildura

More than 100 students studying medicine, nursing, midwifery, allied health and dentistry have completed the rural part of their training in Mildura under Morrison Joyce Government-funded programs, which has boosted access to doctors, dentists and health professionals for local patients. Federal Member for Mallee, Dr Anne Webster said the Morrison Joyce Government supported regional and…

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An early Christmas gift for Men’s Sheds in Mallee

The Morrison-Joyce Government is providing an early Christmas present to Mallee by continuing to support the health and wellbeing of men through the National Shed Development Programme (NSDP). Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said she was delighted by the announcement that the Morrison-Joyce Government was awarding three Men’s Shed in Mallee with funding totalling $8116.…

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Drive to Survive and Thrive This Festive Season

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and Australians’ minds turn to long-awaited travel over the upcoming festive season, the Australian Government is urging people in Mallee to drive safely. Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said the best holidays are those where everyone stays safe and well, and that means taking road safety seriously at all times.…

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Mallee Students Selected in National STEM Program

Six Mallee students have been selected to participate in a unique coaching program for the next generation of female STEM leaders. The four-day online Curious Minds Summer Program kicked off for West Australian students on 5 December and commences for East Coast students on 12 December and is supported by a mentoring program and follow-up…

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ACCC Confirms Electricity Prices Have Continued To Fall Under Morrison Joyce Government

Household electricity prices across the National Electricity Market (NEM) have fallen to eight-year lows under the Morrison Government, driven by key government reforms, including the default market offer price cap. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) latest report from its ongoing inquiry into the NEM confirms electricity prices have fallen substantially for both households…

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Mildura Sporting Precinct Ready for Action

The Mildura Sporting Precinct is now ready for action with the ribbon cut officiated on Friday. The Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said she was delighted to officially open the two-storey stadium in Mildura South, marking a new era for sport in Sunraysia. “This is a very exciting day for Mildura. Having lived in Mildura…

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FUNDING TO BOLSTER RISK REDUCTION AND RESILIENCE FOR MALLEE

  The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested in local projects under the Risk and Resilience Grants Program to further protect our communities from bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster welcomed the announcement saying local organisations would benefit. “These risk reduction and mitigation initiatives will better prepare our communities…

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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR COUNCILS IN MALLEE WITH CASH BOOST

Local governments across Mallee will soon get their share of $1 billion flowing to councils nationwide to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects. Made possible under the third phase of the Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, guidelines for the funding are now online, meaning councils can now…

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Take Off for Mildura Airport’s Instrument Landing System

  Mildura Airport today opens its new Instrument Landing System under the Federal Government’s Community Development Grants Programme. The official opening of the new system the ribbon was cut by Member for Mallee, Dr Anne Webster with Mildura Rural City Council, Mayor Cr Liam Wood. The Australian Government provided $2 million towards the $4 million…

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