Indigenous company to deliver Puckapunyal upgrades

The Federal Government has today announced a $45.8 million head contract to deliver critical upgrades at Puckapunyal Military Area, delivering a significant economic boost to regional Victoria. In line with the Federal Government’s commitment to support Indigenous businesses, Barpa Pty Ltd, a proud and dynamic Australian Indigenous construction company, has been awarded the contract. Ms…

Echuca cinema gets box office boost

Echuca’s Paramount Cinemas has been granted $60,000 as part of a Federal Government fund that is assisting independent cinema operators that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said the $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (SCREEN) had so far supported 158 cinemas across…

Trio of economic grants for Nicholls

Communities in the electorate of Nicholls will benefit significantly from $2.1 million in funding via round three of the Federal Government’s Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said the grants would help strengthen and diversify the economies of Goulburn Valley communities impacted by aspects of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Mr…