Funding to light up the arts in Mallee

Fairfax Youth Initiative will share in $251,114 under the seventh batch of grants from the Morrison/Joyce Government’s $200 million Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund, which has created more than 200,000 jobs across Australia since 2020. Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said the funding will provide critical support for local arts organisation,…

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Nominate a local achiever for an Australian Training Award

Nominations for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) champions are now open, with the 2022 Australian Training Awards set to take place in Adelaide on 18 November 2022. This year’s awards will celebrate 16 recipients, including four Australian Government categories, 11 State and Territory categories and the Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector…

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More Funding To Strengthen Our Communities

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to back regional Australia, providing more funding to help Mallee recover and grow on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are now open for the new Rebuilding Regional Communities Program, giving local businesses and community groups a chance to share in $5.7 million. Grants are available…

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Disaster Assistance for Central West Storms in Victoria

Disaster assistance is now available in communities which have been affected by the Victorian floods and storms commencing on 26th January 2022 under the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said the DRFA will assist councils with the costs of road and infrastructure repairs and clean-up and support…

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Mildura to benefit from investment in psychiatry workforce

The Coalition Government is investing in a stronger psychiatry workforce to deliver mental health services and support when and where people need it, including in Mildura. From this year, Mildura will benefit as a training location, part of an $11.9 million funding agreement with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). Member…

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Keeping independent cinema doors open in Mallee

The Morrison Joyce Government continues to support the recovery of the arts and entertainment sector in Mallee, with $95,000 awarded to cinemas under the first set of grants from the second round of the $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (SCREEN) Fund. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts,…

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Better aged care services for seniors in Mallee

Robinvale District Health Services will be able to strengthen its services and create an ever safer and more comfortable environment for residents under the latest investment from the Morrison Joyce Government. The $35.3 million multi-purpose services (MPS) program will see 110 aged care sites benefit from minor capital grant projects averaging $321,000 each. Robinvale District…

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Planting Trees for the Queen’s Jubilee Program

I would like to inform you of an exciting grant program that you may wish to make a submission. In honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, groups are invited to plant trees.  When the Queen has visited Australia over the past 70 years, she has planted many trees, in fact 15,000.  This year…

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Inquiry report champions religious freedoms

On Friday, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights released the inquiry report on the Religious Discrimination legislative package of Bills. Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Anne Webster, said “Increasingly, people of faith are being silenced for their genuinely held religious beliefs. “Minority religions are experiencing this even more so. Australia is…

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Growing Australia’s Fertiliser Industry

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has committed $255 million for critical infrastructure supporting the Perdaman Urea Project in Western Australia. The $4.3 billion project will convert Australian gas into approximately two million tonnes of urea per year. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said local production of urea in Australia…

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