Media Release

Dangerous Local Roads Set for Upgrades Under Black Spot Program

19 August 2022

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 47 dangerous crash sites on Victorian roads in 2022–23.

Minister for Skills and Training Visits Bendigo for Jobs and Skills Roundtable

17 August 2022


17 August 2022


Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O’Connor MP will join Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters today for a Jobs and Skills roundtable at Bendigo Tafe.

Celebrate National Science Week with Bendigo Discovery

17 August 2022


16 August 2022

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters is encouraging locals to get involved in National Science Week, with a number of local events taking place this week.

Government Offers Lifeline Extension and Improvements to In-Home Care Services

10 August 2022

10 August 2022

The Federal Labor Government has announced a 12-month extension for the current council run in-home care program to July 1 2024.

Better Deal for Central Victorian Businesses Under Commonwealth Contracts

04 July 2022

The Albanese Government has taken the first step to deliver 

Rural and regional Australians on fixed wireless to benefit from NBN investment

28 June 2022

The Federal Labor Government has delivered its first major milestone under the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan, with $480 million provided to NBN Co to upgrade the NBN fixed wireless network. 

Chesters Secures Strongest Vote in Bendigo's History

22 June 2022

This morning the Australian Electoral Commission formally declared the result in Bendigo, following the May 21 federal election.

The seat of Bendigo now sits at 62.1% to Labor - the strongest result the electorate has ever seen.

Chesters fights for Bendigo Electorate

18 May 2022

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has detailed how the Bendigo electorate will be better off under a Labor Government. 

Chesters commits to schools and childcare funding for a better education under Labor

04 May 2022

A Labor Government will invest $120,000 in schools and early education across the Bendigo electorate.

Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has visited Castlemaine Co-Operative Childcare Centre to make the announcements, which includes $20,000 to upgrade the early learning centre under Labor’s Family Infrastructure Grants.