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Welcome

I am honoured to represent the people of Bendigo and central Victoria.

I want central Victoria to be a healthy community with a strong education sector, secure jobs people can count on, thriving local businesses and a strong, connected community.

Please feel free to contact my office on the corner of Myers and Williamson streets or send me an email on lisa.chesters.mp@aph.gov.au

 


Welcome

I am honoured to represent the people of Bendigo and central Victoria.

I want central Victoria to be a healthy community with a strong education sector, secure jobs people can count on, thriving local businesses and a strong, connected community.

Please feel free to contact my office on the corner of Myers and Williamson streets or send me an email on lisa.chesters.mp@aph.gov.au

 

Media Releases

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP is calling on the Federal Government to provide funding for local sporting infrastructure projects.


“With covid-19 restrictions forcing leagues to cancel their seasons, now is an ideal time for building works and upgrades to happen,” Chesters said.


“The list of clubs that have contacted me to say they require an upgrade is endless.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP has met with travel industry experts in Castlemaine to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to demand the extension of JobKeeper.

“There’s no doubt that the travel industry has been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Chesters said.

Central Victorian JobSeeker (formerly NewStart) recipients have shared their experiences since receiving a higher payment rate, due to the $550 Coronavirus supplement.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters said concerns are growing, with the rate set to snap back to around $40 a day, or $567.70 a fortnight in just 85 days.  

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters is demanding justice for local Robodebt victims and calling on the Morrison Government to refund all debt and rule out reducing to such a scheme again.

“Many Central Victorians have contacted my office over the past few years after receiving confusing Centrelink debt notices as high as almost $40,000,” Chesters said.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has announced 16 successful recipients of Round 4 of the 2019-20 Local Sporting Champions Grants.

“Playing sport at competition level takes passion, dedication and hard work.  It also involves extensive travel, training, specialist equipment and clothing, and as many parents have told me, all those costs add up,” Chesters said.



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Listening Post schedule

Listening post blitz (multiple locations around Bendigo): 13 March from 10 – 12pm; 27 March from 10-12pm

Call 03 5443 9055 for more details.


Media Releases

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP is calling on the Federal Government to provide funding for local sporting infrastructure projects.


“With covid-19 restrictions forcing leagues to cancel their seasons, now is an ideal time for building works and upgrades to happen,” Chesters said.


“The list of clubs that have contacted me to say they require an upgrade is endless.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP has met with travel industry experts in Castlemaine to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to demand the extension of JobKeeper.

“There’s no doubt that the travel industry has been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Chesters said.

Central Victorian JobSeeker (formerly NewStart) recipients have shared their experiences since receiving a higher payment rate, due to the $550 Coronavirus supplement.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters said concerns are growing, with the rate set to snap back to around $40 a day, or $567.70 a fortnight in just 85 days.  

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters is demanding justice for local Robodebt victims and calling on the Morrison Government to refund all debt and rule out reducing to such a scheme again.

“Many Central Victorians have contacted my office over the past few years after receiving confusing Centrelink debt notices as high as almost $40,000,” Chesters said.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has announced 16 successful recipients of Round 4 of the 2019-20 Local Sporting Champions Grants.

“Playing sport at competition level takes passion, dedication and hard work.  It also involves extensive travel, training, specialist equipment and clothing, and as many parents have told me, all those costs add up,” Chesters said.