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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HomeBuilder continues to drive strong demand across the Goulburn Valley

The Federal Government’s HomeBuilder scheme continues to be a boon for Goulburn Valley builders, with the $25,000 grant on offer driving strong sales and helping protect jobs across the entire construction industry. Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, said builders operating in the Nicholls electorate were experiencing their busiest period in memory, due primarily to…

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