Funding deliveries during 46th Parliament

The table below outlines funding deliveries for the Nicholls electorate during the 46th Parliament (after the May 2019 election).

Grant nameGrant amountDate announcedPurposeDepartmentRecipient/sDelivery location/s
Black Spot Program (2019-20)$1,268,0002019 07
July
Target road locations where crashes are occurring, reducing the risk of accidents
through funding safety measures.
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional
Development
2 local governmentsCobram and Kanyapella.
Australian Apprenticeships Wage Subsidy 21 subsidies2019 09
September
Supporting small business to retain their apprentices and trainees.Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business21 local businessesBroadford, Echuca, Kialla, Kyabram, Shepparton, Stanhope, Yarrawonga.
ACMA Regional Grant Opportunity program $264,0022019 10
October
Provide regional publishers with the opportunity to invest in new technologies to support news gathering skills development and digital initiatives.Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts 2 local businessesShepparton.
Destination Australia Program37 scholarships2019 10
October
To attract more students to study in regional universities and vocational education providers. Education3 local education providersShepparton, Dookie.
Regional Arts Fund$15,0002019 11
November
Support 71 projects across Australia which range from traditional art forms such as weaving and fine arts, through to dance, literature, film and digital media.Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts1 local festivalShepparton.
National Shed Development programme$8,2502019 11
November
To support Men's Sheds in the purchase of tools, equipment, community projects, and the like. Health2 local mens shedsStanhope, Yarrawonga.
Victorian Infrastructure Package$28,700,0002019 11
November
Additional funding for the Echuca-Moama Bridge construction.Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional
Development
Echuca-Moama Bridge projectEchuca.
Roads to Recovery (Drought Communities Programme Extension)$1,439,5682019 12
December
Provide one additional financial year of funding for the Roads to Recovery program, for drought affected local government areas. Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional
Development
1 local governmentStrathbogie Shire Council.
Local Schools Community Fund$200,0002019 12
December
Benefits students and assists schools to meet their priorities through the contribution of funding for small scale projects and their associated costs.Education16 schoolsTatura, Rochester, Nagambie, Cobram, Nanneella, Lockington, Gunbower, Echuca East, Mooroopna North, Tallygaroopna, Nathalia, Kyabram, Broadford, Seymour, and Echuca.
Capital Grants Program$3,000,0002019 12
December
Provides funding for non-government school communities to assist non-government primary and secondary schools to improve capital infrastructure.EducationSt Anne's CollegeKialla.
Community Development Grants Programme$2,000,0002019 12
December
Support needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economiesInfrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional
Development
ConnectGV's Day Options BuildingShepparton.
Festivals Australia program (Round 9)$25,7072020 01
January
Fund 20 regional arts projects, recognising the integral role of arts activities at regional festivals and providing an opportunity for local artists to collaborate across the arts sector.Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts 1 local festivalShepparton.
Drought Communities Programme Extension$3,000,0002020 02
February
Support local infrastructure and other projects for communities and businesses who have been impacted by droughtInfrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development3 local governmentsStrathbogie Shire, Moira Shire, Greater Shepparton City Council.
Stronger Communities Programme$150,0002020 03
March
These projects aim to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant viable communities. Federal MPs identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate.Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional
Development
20 community organisationsNagambie, Seymour, Echuca, Shepparton, Gunbower, Girgarre, Colbinabbin, Tongala, Tatura, Nathalia, Yarrawonga, Murchison.
Community Support Package$654,8492020 04
April
Provide additional funding over two years as part of a new Community Support Package to help vulnerable Australians impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Families and Social ServicesLocal charities and community organisationsShepparton and Hume (Statistical Area Level 4).
Saluting their Service$122,3002020 04
April
Assist communities to recognise their region’s military service history.Veterans' AffairsMooroopna War Memorial additionMooroopna.
Manufacturing Modernisation Fund $310,2502020 05
May
Backing a local companies to modernise how they do business, as they grapple with the impact of the coronavirus.Industry, Science and Technology2 companiesEchuca and Nathalia.

 

Funding deliveries during 45th Parliament

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