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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, will join 21 local recipients of the Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions grants at a celebration ceremony at the Bendigo Stadium today (August 20).

“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.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has thrown her support behind raising the Newstart allowance.

“Any one of us could find ourselves looking for work, or extra work, to make ends meet.

“Newstart is too low – it’s so low that people are being pushed into poverty and its preventing people from getting work.

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP has toured the completed shed upgrade at the Huntly SES, made possible through a Federal Government Grant.

“I’m proud that this upgrade was made possible through a Federal Government Stronger Communities Programme,” Chesters said.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters is calling on the Federal Government to adopt the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce Recommendations for Nurse Practitioners, in a bid to ease pressures on local GP clinics.

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP has raised concerns for Bendigo’s LaTrobe Uni due to the Coalition Government’s freeze on university places.

“Uni classes resume this week, but more students could be attending if it wasn’t for the Government’s cuts to university.



Partnering with the community

Partnering with the community

Supporting many of our local community groups

Proud part of the Federal Labor team

See what Labor stands for here.

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, will join 21 local recipients of the Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions grants at a celebration ceremony at the Bendigo Stadium today (August 20).

“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.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has thrown her support behind raising the Newstart allowance.

“Any one of us could find ourselves looking for work, or extra work, to make ends meet.

“Newstart is too low – it’s so low that people are being pushed into poverty and its preventing people from getting work.

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP has toured the completed shed upgrade at the Huntly SES, made possible through a Federal Government Grant.

“I’m proud that this upgrade was made possible through a Federal Government Stronger Communities Programme,” Chesters said.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters is calling on the Federal Government to adopt the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce Recommendations for Nurse Practitioners, in a bid to ease pressures on local GP clinics.

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP has raised concerns for Bendigo’s LaTrobe Uni due to the Coalition Government’s freeze on university places.

“Uni classes resume this week, but more students could be attending if it wasn’t for the Government’s cuts to university.