A boost for Churchill sporting clubs

Churchill community sporting groups are one step closer to having a state-of-the-art Sporting Hub at Gaskin Park with the Liberals and Nationals pledging $4 million to support the project. The commitment will see construction of multi-use changerooms for both male and female athletes and officials, construction of a second netball court, resurfacing of the junior…

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Innovation to plug Victoria’s mobile blackspots

Innovation will be the key in a Liberal and Nationals’ plan to address regional Victoria’s mobile blackspots. Under a Liberal and Nationals Government, Victorians in areas with poor mobile coverage would be eligible for a rebate to install mobile boosters in vehicles, homes and businesses. The subsidy is part of a $150 million Connecting Country…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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