Making matching more successful for people needing an organ transplant

The Federal Government this week announced $14.9 million for OrganMatch, a world-class software system helping to save the lives of more Australians waiting for an organ transplant. OrganMatch is Australia’s organ waitlisting and matching system, providing real time access for clinicians to share time critical information across tissue-typing labs, DonateLife agencies and transplant units. Member…

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Remote Airstrip Upgrade Funding Landing Soon

The Australian Government has released the guidelines for Round 9 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade (RAU) Program, which enhances the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in remote and very remote areas of Australia. Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said anyone who lives in a remote community understands how important local airstrips are to our…

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Australian Government Funding to Make Pyrenees Priority Projects a Reality in Mallee

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $1,119,842 in priority projects across the Pyrenees in Mallee, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. Made possible under the third phase of the Australian Government’s $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, projects…

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Australian Government Funding to Make 5 Priority Projects in Mildura a Reality

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $5,409,635 in priority projects across Mallee, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. Made possible under the third phase of the Australian Government’s $2.5 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, projects to be delivered…

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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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