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Live music set to be reignited in Sandy Point

  The Morrison Government is supporting the return of live music, with Sandy Point Music sharing in more than $2.5 million, as part of round three of the Live Music Australia program. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon...

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The Agriculture Visa will be a boon for Monash

The Agriculture Visa will be a boon for Monash

Farmers and primary producers in Monash are a step closer to benefitting from the Liberal and National Government’s new Australian Agriculture Worker Visa. The Government amended the Migration Regulations on 30 September 2021 to create the Australian Agriculture...

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Overcoming Fear

It seems of late that if you question a status quo around vaccinations, you are deemed to be part of the radical fringe of society. Australians do question things, especially authority. Always have, always will. You know of my questions...

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BUILDING RESILIENT REGIONAL LEADERS IN MONASH

BUILDING RESILIENT REGIONAL LEADERS IN MONASH

Leadership training providers in the Monash community are encouraged to apply for the Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative pilot program, which will support current and emerging local leaders to become strong voices for the region. Federal Member for Monash...

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DRIVER REVIVER AND SAFETY BOOST FOR MONASH

DRIVER REVIVER AND SAFETY BOOST FOR MONASH

Leongatha roadside rest areas will be upgraded to help combat driver fatigue and make local roads safer, thanks to funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Driver Reviver Site Upgrade Program. Federal Member for Monash Russell Broadbent said there is...

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R U OK?

R U OK?

I have said to my children and anybody else who would listen that there is no problem on Earth that cannot be faced that would necessitate the taking of one’s life. This week includes National Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK?Day. Every day should be suicide...

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Smart Farms Small Grants boost for Monash soil

Smart Farms Small Grants boost for Monash soil

Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities round is now open. Monash organisations and individuals can apply for grants of up to $250,000 over two years. Two-year Soil Extension Activities to improve understanding of Australia’s soil condition and how to...

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Vaccine passports must be defeated

https://youtu.be/IUTJvNIXQxc The editorial in The Age newspaper, “Victoria can’t go on like this”, after the announcement of the 3-week extension of the lockdown in their words “will leave people struggling beyond the point of endurance.” In my experience after that...

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SUPPORTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN MONASH

SUPPORTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN MONASH

Local governments in Monash have received their first 2021-22 quarterly payment through the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grant program. Federal Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent said the funding is untied, allowing councils to spend the grant according...

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National Summit on Women’s Safety

National Summit on Women’s Safety

I encourage you to have your say on the next National Plan to end violence against women and their children. The National Women’s Safety Summit on 6 and 7 September will now be held online and you can access the program here. Live-streaming details will be made...

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School Leavers’ Guide

School Leavers’ Guide

Dear school leaver, Congratulations on your impending graduation! This is a challenging, but nonetheless exciting time to be completing school. The future requires all of us to be adaptable and prepared. Exploring your options means accessing current information on a...

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Broadband boost for Victoria

Broadband boost for Victoria

Victorians can look forward to more areas of their state being able to access the highest speed NBN speed tiers under a co-investment agreement between NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) and the Victorian Government, announced today. Minister for Communications, Urban...

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