FEDERAL member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, says she will continue to fight for funding for the Bendigo Botanic Gardens and the Bendigo Bank Tennis Centre after the Coalition Government decided not to fund round five of the Regional Development Australia Fund.Read more
Ms Chesters said she was disturbed to hear reports that Education Minister Christopher Pyne
will go "back to the drawing board" on the administration of billions of dollars in school funding
under reforms developed by the former Labor Government.
THE Abbott Coalition Government’s repeal of the Schoolkids Bonus will leave over 10,000 low and middle income central Victorian families struggling to meet the needs of their school expenses.
Local MP calls for Abbott Government to honour its election promise to the Kyneton Community Park project
The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters today called on the Coalition Government to honour their election promise to the Kyneton community and help fund the Kyneton Community Park Project.Read more
Labor candidate for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today called on the State Liberal government to sign up to the Federal Labor government's Better Schools Plan so that Bendigo and Central Victorian public schools do not miss out on urgently needed funding.Read more
Labor candidate for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, today welcomed the announcement that the Federal Labor Government will move to a floating price on carbon emissions.Read more
The AEC estimates that over 500,000, more than one-third of the estimated 1.4 million eligible Australians missing from the roll, are aged 18 to 25 years. In Bendigo, that means roughly 3,300 of the estimated 10,000 young people aged 18 to 25 years.Read more