Growing jobs in regional Victoria by transforming manufacturing

JMR WITH INDUSTRY MINISTER ANDREWS The Morrison Government is launching a new era of Australian manufacturing, as part of our JobMaker Plan to rebuild the economy, create jobs in regional Victoria and recover from the COVID-19 recession. The $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy will make Australian manufacturers more competitive, resilient Read more…

1 October 2020

Budget boost for environment, jobs and communities

JMR WITH DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER McCORMACK AND ENVIRONMENT MINISTER LEY The Electorate of Corangamite will be among the areas to share in the Morrison Government’s $61.7 million budget spending on environmental restoration and recovery measures through the $1 billion COVID Relief Fund. Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson today said that Read more…

1 October 2020

Probus Day and UN International Day of Older Persons

This Thursday the first of October, I join with the 110,000 Probus Club members around Australia and their 1,560 clubs to celebrate the inaugural National Probus Day. Since 1976, Probus clubs have done amazing work in bringing retired Australians together for social, sporting and community activities and selflessly contribute to Read more…

30 September 2020

Locals urged to apply for Science Week grants

Organisations and individuals in Victoria with ideas for exciting National Science Week events for next year are being encouraged to apply for a grant to make their idea a reality. Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson said preparations for next year’s annual festival of science are now underway, with grants of Read more…

30 September 2020

Drought Resilience grants – encouraging innovation

• Applications open for $10 million program aimed at building drought resilience. • Organisations, farmer groups and individuals urged to apply for funding of up to $200,000. • The program is part of the Liberal National Government’s Future Drought Fund. The Liberal Nationals Government is investing in organisations, farmer groups Read more…

29 September 2020

Extension of JobKeeper and JobSeeker

The Morrison Government’s JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs are continuing to work together to support Australian workers who have been impacted by COVID-19. Under the changes from 28 September 2020, the rate of JobKeeper will be $1200 per fortnight for full time employees, $750 per fortnight for people employed under 20 Read more…

28 September 2020