$1 million funding for Tongala business

The Liberal-Nationals Federal Government is backing an innovative business in Nicholls with a $1 million grant to help secure Australia’s supply chain resilience in times of crisis. Tongala-based Sustainable Liquid Technology – known as SLTEC Fertilizers – is behind one of 27 projects nationally that will share in more than $33 million under Round 1…

Goulburn Valley welcomes first medical intake

The University of Melbourne’s rural pathway medical school program at Shepparton is set to welcome its first intake next year, taking students a step closer to becoming rural doctors and helping to address Australia’s longstanding rural doctor shortage. Shepparton offers one of five rural-based medical school programs established under the Federal Government’s Murray-Darling Medical Schools…

Funding boost for local veterans

The Echuca-Moama Veterans Centre and Goulburn Valley Veterans Centre have each received Federal Government funding that will further support local veterans and their families. They are among 127 ex-service organisations (ESOs) nationally that are sharing in $4.35 million through the latest round of the Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) program. Federal Member for…