Councils and community organisations in Nicholls called on to apply for regional grants

Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, has welcomed the release of guidelines for Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund and encouraged communities across the Nicholls electorate to apply after what has been an especially tough year with bushfires, drought and the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Federal Government is here for our communities, we have…

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Have your say on Murray-Darling community programs

Communities across the Murray-Darling Basin get their chance from today to have their say on the design of two important community-led grants programs. The programs are the new Murray-Darling Healthy Rivers Program, and Round 3 of the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, said these grants were…

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Construction of Mitiamo Pipeline Project under way

Construction on the $29 million Mitiamo Pipeline Project, which will secure a pressurised water supply to benefit northern Victorian farmers and sustain a viable regional economy, has begun. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Michael McCormack, said the Federal Government has committed $14.5 million to support the farmers of Mitiamo…

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