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.
Bendigo Families to Get Dental Care They Need Following Extension to Child Dental Services Program
23 January 2023
The Australian Government is ensuring vulnerable children will continue to get the dental care they need under the national Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).
First Round of Billion Dollar Disaster Ready Fund Now Open to Bendigo Electorate
19 January 2023
Bendigo’s disaster defences could get a boost, with applications open for the Albanese Government’s new Disaster Ready Fund (DRF).
Cheaper Medicines to Benefit Central Victorians from January 1
21 December 2022
Good news for central Victorians relying on prescription medications into the New Year, with cost-of-living relief coming their way.
For the first time in its 75-year history, the maximum cost of general scripts under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will fall.