Reimagining Robinvale’s riverfront

A Robinvale project more than two decades in the making will finally become a reality under a Liberal and Nationals government. After a community-led push to reimagine Robinvale, the project – which will see better sport and gym facilities as well as a play area for the town – will receive the final piece of…

Nexus is the next step for Birchip

Agricultural researchers in Birchip would be able to work closer with farmers and the community in a new project by Birchip Cropping Group (BCG). Described as ‘the missing link in Victoria’s agriculture innovation’, the $5 million BCG Nexus project will allow researchers, farmers and students to stay on-site as part of an innovation hub based…

Taxpayers footing the $2m bill for Labor’s dishonesty

The Andrews Labor Government’s irresponsibility with Victorian taxpayers’ money has been exposed after it refused to pursue a $2 million debt from environmental activists. In February this year, former Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas wrote to VicForests to discourage it from taking legal action to recover court costs from MyEnvironment activists. At the time, Ms…

More support for Traralgon’s flood recovery

Community groups in Traralgon will have safe, purpose-built facilities after the Liberals and Nationals pledged $8 million to fully support a flood recovery project. Home to multiple sporting and community groups, the recreation reserve buildings were rendered uninsurable and uninhabitable after major flooding in June 2021. Despite repeated pleas for assistance, the groups were overlooked…

$8 Billion for regional Victoria’s hospitals

Regional Victorians deserve better care closer to home, which is what a Liberal and Nationals Government will deliver. Today’s announcement that the $35 billion Cheltenham to Box Hill rail line in Melbourne would be shelved means $8 billion injected into regional healthcare. Leader of The Nationals, Peter Walsh, says the commitment means brand-new hospitals in…