LOCAL TOURISM OPERATOR TO RECEIVE BOOST THANKS TO FEDERAL CARAVAN PARKS GRANT PROGRAM
16 March 2023
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP has announced close to $100,000 in funding for a local caravan park, to boost tourism in the Bendigo electorate.
The grant, administered under the Australian Government’s Caravan Parks Grant program have been awarded to BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park to the sum of $90,420.
Central Victorian Adults Now Eligible For A 2023 Covid-19 Booster Dose
02 March 2023
Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has rolled up her sleeve for her 5th COVID-19 vaccine at UFS Bendigo.
It follows the Australian Government accepting advice from the Australian Technical Advisor Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) that all adults who have not had a COVID-19 booster or a confirmed case in the past six months can now get another booster to give them additional protection against severe illness from COVID.
Bendigo Community-Led Roundtable To Inform Development Of National Early Years Strategy
28 February 2023
Bendigo community groups, organisations and early years educators will gather today for a roundtable, hosted by Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters.
Representatives from a range of organisations including the City of Greater Bendigo’s Early Year’s team, Bendigo Health, Bendigo Toy Library, Sunshine Bendigo, BDAC, Loddon Mallee Multicultural Services and others will be involved.
Bendigo Electorate's School Commitments to be Funded by Federal Government
21 February 2023
Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has visited Maiden Gully Primary School to announce funding for local schools via the Federal Labor Government’s Schools Upgrade Fund.
More Assistance for Bendigo's Apprentices and Employers to Address Skills Shortages
20 February 2023
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP will meet local veterinary nursing students at Bendigo Tafe today to discuss their inclusion in the Australian Apprenticeship Priority List.
It’s part of the Federal Labor Government’s move to support apprentices and address widespread skills shortages by expanding a list of priority occupations from 77 to 111.
Liberals Turn Back on Regional Manufacturers
09 February 2023
Central Victorian manufacturers have been snubbed by the Liberal-National Party through their intentions to block legislation to implement the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF).
The National Reconstruction Fund was a key election commitment of the Federal Labor Government, focusing on Australian manufacturing.
CHESTERS RETURNS TO CANBERRA FOR 2023
06 February 2023
Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has returned to Canberra for the first parliamentary sitting week for the year.
CHESTERS CONGRATULATES SANDHURST FNC ON NATIONAL SPORTS AWARD
01 February 2023
Sandhurst Football Netball Club have been named National Runners Up in the Mental Health Category at the Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s Good Sports Awards.
BENDIGO AIRPORT RECEIVES FUNDING BOOST
01 February 2023
Bendigo Airport will receive further upgrades thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s $100 million Regional Airports Program.
New Year, More Support for Central Victorian Small Businesses
25 January 2023
The Australian Government is delivering more funding to allow small businesses to access free mental health and financial counselling support.