Delivering for Bendigo

Upgrading Community Facilities

The Morrison Government is delivering vital funding to improve liveability and community facilities in the Bendigo electorate.


  • High Street, Harcourt: new electric car charging stations upgrades;
  • Rowe Street, Castlemaine Level crossing removals
  • Barker Street, Castlemaine, traffic upgrades
  • Howey and Aitken Street, Gisborne footpath upgrades
  • Victoria St, Macedon community centre Stage 2  works
  • East Street, Woodend footpath upgrades
  • Mollison Street, Malmsbury trail works


  • Delivering new community facilities through the Local roads and community infrastructure fund including $495,916 for the new multi-purpose community hub at the Woodvale Recreation Reserve and $580,000 for restoration works to the Kyneton Town Hall.
  • Backing regional shows including the Heathcote Show, Kyneton Show, Bendigo Show, Maldon Show, Castlemaine Show
  • Supporting local charities with $271,532 in recent community support grants to local charities including:
  • Catholic Care Victoria Tasmania;
  • Loddon Mallee Housing Services’
  • Community Information and Support Victoria;
  • Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Ltd and
  • Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust.


  • $1.75 million for landscaping improvements to the Bendigo Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Precinct, creating 52 jobs.
Media Releases

Visit highlights Morrison Government support for Castlemaine State Festival

Senator Sarah Henderson visited the Castlemaine Goods Shed today and toured the facilities with Festival Director, Glyn Roberts. The visit was a valuable opportunity to discuss delivery of the Castlemaine State Festival 2021 which has just recently received a Federal Government grant of $172,000 to deliver a COVID-safe festival.  This will showcase the best that

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Media Releases

Festivals funding set to support regional arts across Bendigo electorate

The Morrison Government has today announced more than $580,000 in funding to support 16 regional arts and cultural projects across Australia in the latest Festivals Australia program funding round. Festivals Australia provides funding to support individual art projects at festivals or significant one-off community events, such as a town’s centenary

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