Federal Labor applauds the announcement by the Victorian state government that the former Australian Emergency Management Institute in Mount Macedon, cruelly shut last year by the Abbott-Turnbull government, will be reopened.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP, spoke at Parliament yesterday about the Liberal Government’s “incredibly disappointing” decision to off-shore a Defence Manufacturing Appeal contract.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today announced she will be hosting a series of community forums to hear from local constituents about their experience with out-of-pocket healthcare costs.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP has today announced that the Harcourt Progress Association has received a $9,000 grant under Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, will return to Canberra on Monday for the official opening and first sitting week of the 45th Parliament with a long list of priorities for the Bendigo electorate, including Thales, CFA and the vital funding for local community infrastructure projects.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP today is calling for more time to consider the proposed legislation dealing with the Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA).Read more
Choice Voices Community Choir has an eclectic, socially inclusive membership that includes people who live with physical, intellectual and mental health disabilities, and people of all ages who simply love to sing.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo is calling on the Federal Liberal Government to release the proposed legislation dealing with the Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA) dispute prior to Parliament returning.Read more
With the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season just around the corner, Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP and Number 1 ticket holder, the Hon Jacinta Allan MP, State Member for Bendigo East, are calling on the community to support the Bendigo Spirit.Read more
On the eve of the Australian 2016 Census, Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP is calling on residents to answer the questions as accurately and honestly as they can.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has today joined State Labor Government Minister for Sport the Hon John Eren in calling on the Federal Liberal Government to become a funding partner for the redevelopment of the Bendigo Tennis Centre.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP will today make a donation of $1000 to Cobaw Community Health’s Emergency Relief program.Read more
Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today voiced her support for the Suicide Prevention Action Group (SPAN).Read more
Labor recognises the critical importance of ensuring that our emergency management services have the training they need to keep our community – and those that protect our community – safe.
Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters today said that a Labor Government will convert many of the Bendigo Centrelink casuals to permanent full time positions and as a consequence improve the quality of service to Central Victorians receiving Centrelink support.Read more
Shadow Minister for Regional Communications, Stephen Jones, today joined Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell and Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters to announce that Labor will provide essential funding to help fix mobile blackspots in Macedon Ranges.
An incoming Labor Government will roll out 21st century optic fibre to Heathcote.Read more
The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, today announced that a Labor Government will restore the funding cut from the Castlemaine and Maldon Hospital by the Liberal Government.