Skills boost for mining industry

Trainees and apprentices will be taught skills that better match the needs of employers in the mining industry, under a Skills Organisation pilot announced by the Morrison Liberal Government today. The Mining Skills Organisation pilot will ensure trainees and apprentices, particularly those in remote areas, are part of a growing Read more…

12 November 2019

Bringing Australia and the Arab world closer together in Victoria

I congratulate Deakin University on successfully applying for a grant of $20,000 from the Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) for Women Know MENA Australia-Lebanon exchange. Deakin University is one of 20 successful recipients of the CAAR’s 2019-20 grants program, which strengthens and celebrates links between Australia and the Arab world. Deakin University from Geelong is just one example of the Read more…

12 November 2019

Commemorating Remembrance Day 2019

On Monday 11 November 2019, Australia will commemorate the anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in the First World War. Senator Sarah Henderson  is encouraging the local community to participate in their local commemorative service on 11 November and observe a minute’s silence at 11:00am to remember the Read more…

11 November 2019

New facilities for students at Christ the King School

Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson today opened the newly refurbished learning areas and break out and teacher work spaces at Christ the King School that was funded by the Morrison Liberal Government. Senator Henderson said students would benefit from the new facilities that provide flexible spaces to suit all styles Read more…

8 November 2019

A drought package to back Victoria

Drought-hit communities and farmers in Victoria will get a significant boost from the Morrison Liberal Government’s $709 million drought relief package. The latest investment in our drought communities was announced by the Prime Minister in Canberra on Thursday. Liberal Senator for Victoria, Sarah Henderson, said the package was designed to Read more…

7 November 2019

Attracting more students to Victoria

Liberal Senator for Victoria, Sarah Henderson, said almost 1200 scholarships worth $19.5 million would be available to international and domestic students to study at a regional university or vocational education provider next year. Senator Henderson said, “Tertiary education providers have been provided funding to offer the scholarships through the Coalition Read more…

6 November 2019

Corker of a grants program for Victorian wine industry

Victorian wine producers who attract tourism and boost the local economy will share in $10 million of grants under the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants program. There were 180 successful applicants this year spread across the country, from Cowaramup, Western Australia, to Mudgee, New South Wales. Senator for Victoria, Read more…

5 November 2019