Backing small regional businesses affected by COVID-19

The Australian Government has committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) could support hundreds of regional Read more…

12 June 2020

HomeBuilder delivers for regional Victoria

The Morrison Government’s HomeBuilder program will deliver a major boost for home buyers and renovators across regional Victoria. Eligible home builders and renovators can apply for a one-off grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home. The grant will be available for building new Read more…

4 June 2020

Coronavirus Update: 18 May 2020

I write on this first anniversary of the election of the Morrison Liberal Government to provide you with a further update on how our government is supporting all Australians as we focus on unlocking our economy whilst keeping our community “Covid19 Safe.” After the devastating drought and the Black Summer bushfires, it Read more…

18 May 2020

Downloading the COVIDSafe app saves lives

Today in Parliament I thanked nearly 6 million Australians who have downloaded the COVIDSafe app and called on all Australians to do so. My speech is below. Senator HENDERSON (Victoria) (10:48):  It’s my great pleasure to rise and speak on the Privacy Amendment (Public Health Contact Information) Bill 2020, a Read more…

13 May 2020