Media Release

CHESTERS RECOGNISES LOCAL SPORTING STARS

19 December 2023

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, joined 7 local recipients of the Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions and Local Para Champions grants at a celebration ceremony today.

NEW ACTION TO ENSURE SMALL BUSINESSES ARE PAID ON TIME

14 December 2023

Big businesses who fail to pay small businesses on time will be named and shamed as part of a series of new Federal Labor Government reforms to improve small business payment times.

NEW FACILITIES FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS AT HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL

04 December 2023

Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters today at 11am opened the Nagle Centre at Holy Rosary School in Heathcote which will improve student educational outcomes.

CHESTERS UNVEILS HEATHCOTE COMMUNITY PROJECT

23 November 2023

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has visited the Heathcote Bowling Club to unveil a new project funded under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.

The Stronger Communities Program funds small capital works projects that deliver social benefits to the community.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS WILL PROCEED

20 November 2023

The Albanese Government is committed to delivering the infrastructure Australia needs, creating jobs and growing the economy. 

SUPPORTING THOSE IN NEED THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON

10 November 2023

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters has once again joined forces with Kangaroo Flat Uniting to launch their annual Christmas Drive. 

MAKING MEDICARE STRONGER FOR CENTRAL VICTORIA

31 October 2023

The Albanese Government is making Medicare stronger for Central Victoria.

On 1 November, the largest investment in bulk billing in the 40-year history of Medicare takes effect, with the tripling of the bulk billing incentive for local GPs.

CHESTERS: STATEMENT ON THE THALES BENDIGO SITE REDUNDANCIES

18 October 2023

Earlier this year, I was shocked to learn that Thales Australia had informed their loyal Bendigo workforce, that they were seeking to make 49 of them redundant and had called for volunteers to take a redundancy packet at their Finn Street manufacturing facility.

CHESTERS ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS

09 October 2023

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters visited the Discovery Science and Technology Centre today to see the progress of their Lab Space Project funded in-part by the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.

The Stronger Communities Program funds small capital works projects that deliver social benefits to the community.

FREE FINANCIAL COUNSELLING FOR NORTH WEST AND WESTERN VICTORIA

04 October 2023

Farmers, fishers, foresters and related small businesses in North West and Western Victoria will be able to continue accessing free financial counselling services, with the announcement of new funding agreements under the Rural Financial Counselling Service.