Media Release

COST OF LIVING HELP FOR BENDIGO ELECTORATE HOUSEHOLDS

15 May 2024

This is a responsible and restrained Budget which eases cost of living pressures for households in the Bendigo electorate.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES SUPPORTING HEALTH WORKFORCE NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE

06 May 2024

The Albanese Labor Government is investing in Australia’s health workforce by upskilling our nation’s nurses and midwives through a new $50.2 million scholarship.

LABOR’S FUTURE MADE IN AUSTRALIA IS BIG NEWS FOR LOCAL MANUFACTURING

02 May 2024

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has met with local manufacturer Hofmann Engineering today to discuss a Federal Government plan to bolster Australian manufacturing.

CENTRAL VICTORIAN WORKERS SET TO BENEFIT FROM LABOR’S FAIRER TAX CUTS

23 April 2024

The Albanese Government is delivering a tax cut for every taxpayer in the Bendigo electorate starting on July 1.

Labor’s new tax cuts are designed to provide cost-of-living relief to middle Australia while making our tax system fairer.

HEADSPACE DELIVERS VITAL CARE FOR BENDIGO’S YOUNG PEOPLE

22 April 2024

headspace has been supporting the young people of Bendigo for 12 years, providing vital access to mental health services.

Located centrally at 78-80 Pall Mall the centre has a particular focus on helping young people with anxiety, problems at school, home or with peers, depression, sexual health, physical and general mental health.

FEDERAL FUNDING TO SUPPORT REGIONAL DEMENTIA SUFFERERS AND THEIR CARERS

10 April 2024

A new respite project will provide much-needed support for local dementia sufferers and their carers thanks to support from the Federal Government.

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP represented Minister for Health and Aged Care Anika Wells MP to launch the project which secured $1.698 million funding from the Federal Government.

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR $500 MILLION HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM

27 March 2024

The Federal Labor Government’s $500 million Housing Support Program is now open for applications from state, territory and local governments for projects that will boost the planning required to increase housing supply.

CONNECTIVITY BOOST DELIVERED FOR GREATER BENDIGO

15 March 2024

The Australian Government is improving digital connectivity for the community of Fosterville, Victoria through the completion of a new mobile tower funded through Regional Connectivity Program (RCP).

NEW FEDERAL GRANT TO BOLSTER WOMEN’S SPORT

14 March 2024

Grant guidelines for the Albanese Labor Government’s $200 million Play Our Way program are now available, so applicants can begin preparing their submissions ahead of the grant round officially opening later this month.

BENDIGO CLINIC PROVIDES QUALITY CARE FOR WOMEN WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

08 March 2024

The Albanese Labor Government will today officially open a specialised
Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain GP Clinic in Bendigo, Victoria, providing women with
a one-stop option for diagnosis, intervention and treatment.