Over $1 million for Mallee Agriculture shows.

• Mallee agricultural show societies has received $1,098,999 as part of the Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program. • The grants awarded by the Commonwealth Government will be used to renew show grounds and pavilions. Agricultural shows in Mallee will receive $1,098,999 to renew and reinvigorate their show grounds, under the Regional Agricultural Show Development…

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COVID-19: Resumption of elite and community sport

The National Cabinet has endorsed measures for the resumption of sport and recreation activities across Australia, including in Mallee.   Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said a set of National Principles along with the Australian Institute of Sport’s, Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment, will be used to guide the staged return…

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Public Interest News Gathering Program opens for business

The Morrison Government has today opened applications for the $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program to support commercial television, radio and newspaper businesses in regional Australia during COVID-19.   Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Anne Webster MP called on all eligible news outlets to…

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Government to act on southern Murray-Darling Basin water sharing report

The Interim Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources Mick Keelty has presented his report into water sharing arrangements in the southern Basin to the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt. “Mr Keelty’s inquiry focused on the water sharing arrangements in the Murray-Darling Basin and how they work with state water allocation policies”…

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Improved mobile coverage for Mallee

More Australians living in Mallee will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison – McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, the Hon Mark…

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Federal Government Guarantees Domestic Aviation Network

Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, welcomes the announcement of Federal Government funding to guarantee critical regional domestic flight network, including the Mildura to Melbourne route. “This is announcement today is a great result for local patients in need of treatment in Melbourne for health issues including cancer or cardiology needs. “The issue of access…

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Changes To Foreign Investment Framework

Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, welcomes the move taken by the Liberal and Nationals government to protect Australian businesses and investments that are under stress due to the Coronavirus. Today’s announcement of  temporary changes to the Foreign Investment Review framework are designed to protect Australia’s national interest as we deal with the economic implications…

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Covid19 Health Care planning well underway locally

Member for Mallee Anne Webster has indicated her great disappointment in the actions of Member for Mildura Ali Cupper in her inaccurate story of the Mildura Base Hospital’s preparedness for the Covid19 crisis we face. “At a time when the intensity of focus is on working together to find solutions, Ms Cupper’s actions do not…

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