Link Road a key focus of Ballarat Business Roundtable

It was a pleasure to co-host a Ballarat business forum via Zoom today with the Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP. We were joined by local business leaders and representatives from the Ballarat community including meeting co-hosts Ballarat Mayor Cr Ben Taylor, Nick Thurlbeck from Read more…

13 August 2020

National science week more crucial than ever before

With the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the importance of science and research to the community, Australia’s annual celebration of science will take on a new significance this year. Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson said National Science Week, from 15-23 August, is a great chance to bring science to all local residents Read more…

12 August 2020

Black spot program funds to save lives in regional Victoria

JMR WITH THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MICHAEL MCCORMACK AND ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR ROAD SAFETY AND SCOTT BUCHHOLZ Residents in regional Victoria received a major road safety boost today with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $10,200,000 toward 21 projects across the regional electorates of Ballarat, Read more…

6 August 2020

Funding boost for local news across regional Victoria

JMR WITH THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS PAUL FLETCHER Funds have started to flow to 107 regional news outlets across the country as part of the Morrison Government’s $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program, providing much needed support to regional television, newspaper and radio outlets during COVID-19. Minister for Communications, Read more…

6 August 2020