Shepparton Art Museum primed to take shape

The start of works are imminent on a new five-level art gallery which will showcase local talent and attract art-savvy tourists to the region. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack joined Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie to visit the site of the new…

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Environmental small grants now open

Our local community, Landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups can now apply for funding to help restore our local environment in the Goulburn and Murray Valleys, under the Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportunity. Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum said the Government is providing the grants under Phase…

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Lisa Chesters silent on Water

Now that the Labor party has shamefully walked away from the Murray Darling Basin Plan by rejecting the Northern Basin Review and jeopardising Victorian irrigators’ futures, the people of the Bendigo electorate are looking to their Federal Member for an explanation. Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Damian Drum MP is disappointed…

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Donaldson Park concept plans officially launched

Federal Member for Murray the Hon Damian Drum MP has officially launched the concept plans for a new purpose-built sporting and community complex in Wedderburn’s Donaldson Park. The new complex will replace the facility’s three ageing pavilions and will include social rooms (with seating for up to 150 people), new kitchen, meeting room, kiosk, bar,…

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Labor Sells-Out Irrigators

The Murray Darling Basin Plan is on the cusp of literally being blown out of the water. Federal Labor’s decision to side with the Greens has jeopardised the most productive agricultural regions and people in the country. Yesterday Federal Labor party voted against recommendations put forward by a review into the Northern Basin, which could…

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Nats strike back at Labor water policy

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum has said he is disappointed, but not surprised, by the Labor party back flipping on the Murray Darling Basin Plan (MDBP). “The Labor Party has shown their true colours in the last week by all of a sudden opposing…

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