Delivering for Bendigo

Protecting the environment

Healthy and clean local environments are so important to regional communities.

Whether it’s taking strong action on climate change, protecting local parks and reserves or safeguarding our unique flora and fauna, environmental protections are a key priority for the Morrison Government.


The Morrison Government is supporting valuable grass-roots environmental projects being undertaken by the following groups:

  • Bendigo Field Naturalists Club 
  • Kyneton Racecourse and Recreation Reserve Incorporated
  • Landcare Victoria
  • Muckleford Catchment Landcare Group
  • Upper Campaspe Landcare Network


  • Transforming Australia’s recycling sector with the $190 Recycling Modernisation Fund;
  • Investing in environmental research through the $290 million National Environmental Science Program; and
  • Delivering $200 million for urgent wildlife and habitat recovery projects in the wake of Australia’s devastating bushfires.


The Morrison Government’s climate action programs include the following:  

These programs are underpinned by the following Government policies on climate action:

Media Releases

Australia at the forefront of environmental science

Joint Media Release from Minister for the Environment,  The Hon Susan Ley MP and Senator The Hon Sarah Henderson World Environment Day is a reminder for all Australians of the importance of practical environmental steps we can all take to protect our environment and our native species. The Morrison Government

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Media Releases

Smart farming investment to yield positives in Bendigo

Farmers in Bendigo will benefit from the third round of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. 113 projects nationally will share in over $5 million funding. Smart Farms Small Grants fund organisations and individuals to undertake sustainable agriculture projects. The Federal Government is investing more than $5 million – including

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Media Releases

Bendigo electorate agricultural shows share in $20 million grants

Joint Media Release from Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management Senator The Hon David Littleproud MP and Senator The Hon Sarah Henderson   The Bendigo Agricultural Show Society and Maldon and Baringhup Agricultural Society will receive more than $240,000 to renew and reinvigorate their show grounds under the Regional

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