Media Releases

Community choir gives everyone the opportunity to sing

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.

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Chesters calls on Government to release proposed Fair Work Act changes

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.

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Chesters and Allan call on Bendigo to support the Spirit

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.

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Census vital for government funding and policy decision-making

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.

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Chesters to host fundraiser for Bendigo Spirit

With the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season just around the corner, Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP, is hosting a fundraiser lunch to support the Bendigo Spirit.

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Shock decision for Bendigo Thales

The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today declared the Federal Government's shock decision to knock Bendigo Thales out of the Land 400 tender process as very disappointing.

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Chesters calls on Federal Government to fund tennis centre

Chesters calls on Federal Government to fund tennis centre

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. 

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Appointment as Shadow Minister statement

I am honoured and excited to be appointed to the positions of Shadow Assistant Minster for Workplace Relations and Rural and Regional Australia.

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Chesters calls on community to support emergency relief

Chesters calls on community to support emergency relief

Lisa Chesters MP will today make a donation of $1000 to Cobaw Community Health’s Emergency Relief program.

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Cheer on Thunder at QEO

Cheer on Thunder at QEO

Number one ticket holder of the club, Lisa Chesters MP, is encouraging football fans and Bendigo locals to cheer on the Bendigo Thunder this Saturday (9th July) from 5:30pm.  

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Labor’s plan for Bendigo and Central Victoria

Federal member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, today said that only Labor has a positive plan for Bendigo and Central Victoria.

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Chesters and Labor support local suicide prevention groups

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today voiced her support for the Suicide Prevention Action Group (SPAN).

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Labor’s support for the Australian Emergency Management Institute

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.

 

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Labor will convert Bendigo Centrelink casuals to fulltime positions

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.

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Labor will crack down on worker exploitation

Recent examples of wrongdoing by dodgy labour hire companies that engage in unscrupulous practices and rip off workers is tarnishing employers that do the right thing and is undercutting wages and conditions.

 

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Liberals can’t be trusted on the NBN

The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, has today expressed her disappointment regarding the Liberal’s announcement of NBN construction commencing in the Macedon Ranges.

 

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Chesters welcomes funding for Windarring

Lisa Chesters MP today congratulates Windarring Kyneton on receiving a $15,216 grant from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.

 

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Labor will fix mobile black spots in Macedon Ranges

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.

 

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Labor will prioritise fibre broadband for Heathcote

An incoming Labor Government will roll out 21st century optic fibre to Heathcote.

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Labor will prioritise fibre broadband for Maldon

An incoming Labor Government will roll out 21st century optic fibre to Maldon.

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Jobs boost for Central Victorians

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters said today that only Labor has a real plan to create and secure jobs for Bendigo and Central Victoria.

 

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Labor will increase funding for Kyneton Hospital

The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, today announced that a Labor Government will restore the funding cut from the Kyneton Hospital by the Liberal Government.

 

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Labor to restore funding to Central Victorian hospitals

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.

 

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Labor's boost for community legal centres

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has today announced that a Shorten Labor Government will invest an extra $43 million into frontline legal services working to help survivors of family violence.

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Labor will prioritise fibre broadband for Bendigo

A Shorten Labor Government will roll out 21st century optic fibre to Bendigo.

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Labor will increase funding for Bendigo Hospital

The Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, today announced that a Labor Government will restore the funding cut from the Bendigo Hospital by the Liberal Government.

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Labor announces $400K funding commitment for Sun Loong

Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters and Labor Senate candidate for Victoria Jennifer Yang will today announce a Shorten Labor Government will commit funding for Bendigo’s Sun Loong restoration and the purchase of a new imperial dragon.

 

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Bendigo Thales ready for the Land 400 phase 2

During a tour and briefing of the Bendigo Thales site, Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters was able to get up close to the next Bendigo Thales project LAV (CRV).

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Child Care will be more affordable under Labor

"Right now, too many Central Victorian women have their pay packet eaten up by the costs of child care,” said Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters.

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Chesters calls on Federal Government to stay out of Victorian firefighter dispute

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP, has today called on the Federal Government to leave it to the Victorian State Government to resolve the dispute between the United Firefighters Union and the Country Fire Authority.

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