Media Release

COST OF LIVING RELIEF MEASURES BEGINNING 1 JULY

28 June 2024

The Federal Labor Government is providing vital cost of living relief for everyone in the Bendigo electorate from 1 July.

BENDIGO TO BENEFIT FROM SAFER ROADS AS FUNDING DOUBLED

18 June 2024

Residents of the Bendigo electorate are set for safer road travel following the Federal Labor Government’s commitment to progressively double the Roads to Recovery funding over the next 5 years.

RIAC RECEIVE $2.2m FOR DISABILITY TRAINING & SELF ADVOCACY PROGRAM

14 June 2024

Rights Information and Advocacy Centre (RIAC) will receive $2,203,403 in Federal funding to support a new disability self-advocacy project, boosting their capacity to provide disability support services across the Bendigo region.

LABOR COMMITS TO EARLY CHILDHOOD WAGE INCREASE

13 June 2024

Early childhood educators are set for a pay increase thanks to a multi-billion dollar provision in May’s Federal Budget towards wage increases for early childhood education and care workers.

NEW PRECINCT PARTNERSHIP TO TRANSFORM BENDIGO EAST

07 June 2024

The Bendigo East Urban Renewal Precinct project will benefit the Bendigo region thanks to $1.182 million in funding under the Australian Government’s $400 million regional Precincts and Partnerships Program (rPPP).

HEATHCOTE CIVIC PRECINCT TO RECEIVE MAJOR FUNDING BOOST

31 May 2024

The Federal Labor Government will invest $2,031,610 towards Stage One of the Heathcote Civic Precinct incorporating Heathcote Library, which will significantly improve social infrastructure to support the regions current and future population.

VOLUNTEERS IN BENDIGO TO RECEIVE MORE SUPPORT THIS NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK

24 May 2024

The Australian Government is continuing to recognise the efforts of volunteers and community organisations, today announcing that 21 local groups in Bendigo will receive grants up to $5,000.

SUPPORT FOR GOLDEN DRAGON MUSEUM IN BENDIGO

23 May 2024

The Albanese Labor Government will contribute $100,000 towards the repair of Loong the Dragon after vandals caused significant damage to the historic dragon housed at the Golden Dragon Museum in Bendigo.

NEW FEDERAL FUNDING TO EXPAND BENDIGO FOODSHARE CAPACITY

21 May 2024

The Federal Labor Government will invest $665,636 towards the fit-out of Bendigo Foodshare’s Community Food Hub, boosting their capacity to provide food assistance across the Bendigo region.

$3.87 MILLION FOR LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

16 May 2024

The Federal Labor Government will invest $3,878,783 across three key local infrastructure projects in Bendigo and Heathcote.