Today, Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters said that Scott Morrison will be bad for Bendigo and Central Victoria, given his track record over the last five years as Minister for Immigration, Minister Social Services and then Treasurer.Read more
Saltworks Community Dinner and Lisa Chesters MP invite the community to enjoy a meal and raise vital funds for the Saltworks Community Dinner on 6 September.
Saltworks is a predominantly volunteer-run organisation which provides a hot, nutritious meal for community members who may otherwise go hungry or eat another meal alone.Read more
As part of Early Learning Matters Week, Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP will today launch a new Federal Government Funding for Bendigo Preschools Campaign during a visit to Shine Bright Huntly Kindergarten.
Ms Chesters will meet with parents, teachers and support staff to ask them to sign a petition calling on the Liberal Federal Government to fund its share of universal access to preschool and kinder programs.
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP today has condemned Malcolm Turnbull and his Liberal Government for failing to create genuine job opportunities for Bendigo and Central Victorians job seekers.
The latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey reveals that although Australians are becoming increasingly educated, issues of stagnant wages growth and underemployment are impacting household finances.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP today announced that Labor’s NBN Service Guarantee will tip the scales back to Bendigo consumers and give NBNCo clear expectations – lift your game or you’ll face penalties.
“This is a great announcement for Bendigo as far too many local businesses and residents continue to have shocking NBN experiences,” Ms Chesters said.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP has met today with RSP Environmental Services who, despite being surrounded by NBN serviced areas, are still waiting on an NBN connection.
RSP Environmental Services representative, Hugh Richard said that the business is spending up to $10,000 on USB sticks a year to back up data and transfer files to their clients due to slow and unreliable ADSL internet.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP is visiting the Golden Square Goodstart Early Learning Centre today to talk to concerned childhood educators and families about the impact of the Liberal’s childcare activity test.Read more
Recent Liberal Government cuts to the pension are pushing at risk older Central Victorians even further into a cycle of poverty and hardship, Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP said today.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP has announced Labor’s plans to abolish Malcolm Turnbull’s unfair cap on student university places. This means around 1100 more Bendigo locals will be on their way to university if Labor is elected to Government at the next Federal Election.Read more
On World Environment Day, Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP met with members of the Biolinks Alliance and the Bendigo Field Naturalists to raise awareness and action for the protection of local native species at risk due to habitat destruction and climate change.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP has condemned Malcom Turnbull for his latest broken promise to Central Victorians by dumping plans to ensure NBN fixed wireless customs will have access to faster speeds.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP, has today announced Labor’s plan to stick up for regional car owners and independent mechanics.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP, has today condemned Malcolm Turnbull for slashing funding to TAFE in Central Victoria but delivering an $80 billion tax cut to big business in a move that will hurt students and Central Victorian jobs.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP, has today highlighted how gender equity isn’t a priority for Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberal Government.Read more
Tonight the Liberal Federal Government Budget has failed the fairness test and puts big business before Central Victorian workers and pensioners.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP, has announced locally today Labor’s plan to protect employees and small businesses from dodgy phoenix activity through a package of reforms.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP, has called on Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie who is in Bendigo TODAY for a rare visit to meet with Bendigo Foodshare.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP has condemned the Turnbull Governments most recent round of funding cuts to Central Victorian hospitals that will be nearly $5.6 million worse off over the next three years.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP has today hosted the Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP to highlight National Broadband Network (NBN) issues across the Bendigo electorate.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP has invited the Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP to Bendigo to see firsthand the implications of the failed National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout across the electorate.Read more
Local charities and concerned citizens joined Lisa Chesters MP today at a ‘Stand up for Democracy’ demonstration in response to the Liberal Government’s proposed donation legislation which seeks to silence charities and advocacy groups.Read more
Labor’s Shadow Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Australia, Lisa Chesters MP has said the recent media comments made by the Federal Member for Murray, Damien Drum are disappointing and demonstrating that Mr Drum is only interested in playing party politics.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP will today be joined by local residents to hear their experiences about the rising cost of health care and the increasing damage it is having on the household budgets and health of Central Victorians.Read more
Today Labor's Shadow Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Australia Lisa Chesters MP spoke to King Valley wine producers about the importance of retaining the term ‘prosecco’ in the upcoming Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement negotiations to help create Australian jobs.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP is visiting the Lightning Reef Early Learning Centre today to talk to concerned childhood educators about the impact this new child care package will have on local families.Read more