Budget Delivers Locally

Budget Delivers Locally

Federal Member, Russell Broadbent has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s Budget that continues the plan for a stronger economy and delivers locally. Mr Broadbent said the Budget delivers lower taxes, local jobs, guarantees essential services like roads, health and...
2019 Community Heritage Grant program is now open

2019 Community Heritage Grant program is now open

The 2019 Community Heritage Grants program is now open and seeking applications. Federal Member, Russell Broadbent, encourages any applicable groups in his electorate to apply for the program, which offers grants up to $15,000 to assist historical organisations. The...
Funding for more Local Drug Action Teams announced

Funding for more Local Drug Action Teams announced

Local organisations are urged to apply for funding to put more Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) on the ground to tackle ice and other drug issues in our communities. Round four of the LDAT program has now opened and interested community organisations have until the 7...
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $200 MILLION REGIONAL FUNDING ROUND

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $200 MILLION REGIONAL FUNDING ROUND

Communities across our region are invited to apply for a share in $200 million under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Member for McMillan, Russell Broadbent said the projects delivered under Round 3 will ensure regional and remote...
REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIAL TO BOOST JOBS ACROSS McMILLAN

REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIAL TO BOOST JOBS ACROSS McMILLAN

A new trial program which will help empower local communities to design and implement local solutions to unemployment commences in the region this week. The Coalition Government’s $18.4 million Regional Employment Trials recognises that partnering with local...
New Cystic Fibrosis medicine added to PBS

New Cystic Fibrosis medicine added to PBS

The Morrison Government will subsidise a life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine which significantly extends the lives of patients while saving families up to a quarter of a million dollars a year. Orkambi® will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)...