Regional Victoria the big winner from Federal Government’s defence investment

Almost $100 million will be spent to deliver world-class infrastructure at a Victorian Defence facility that provides combat training to soldiers in the Australian Army. The Federal Government’s investment in the School of Armour at Puckapunyal is headlined by a new three-storey Armoured Vehicle Simulation Centre. Delivering a significant boost to the local economy, the…

Victoria joins Federal Government to support drought affected farmers

Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, and Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, has welcomed the Victorian Government joining with the Federal Government to support drought affected farmers and matching Commonwealth funding to the crucial water infrastructure rebate scheme. “The Federal Government last year doubled its commitment to $100 million for the…

Eco-friendly facility to benefit ag sector

A new $2.3 million eco-friendly machinery, maintenance and manufacturing facility has been labelled a “transformative project” and one that will significantly benefit the agricultural sector. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, today visited Goldman Excavations in Burramine to inspect the facility, which was made possible with $967,000 of federal funding, via the Government’s Regional Jobs…