Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, will return to Canberra today for the first sitting week of Parliament for 2014 with a long list of priorities for the Bendigo electorate, including the Ravenswood intersection, Thales’ Hawkei project and Australia Post.Read more
Lisa Chesters MP will meet on Friday with parents of students on the autism spectrum concerned about the Coalition Government’s silence on the Better Schools program.Read more
MEMBER for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, says is not surprised at media reports that several countries are interested in purchasing Bendigo-manufactured Bushmasters.Read more
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.