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Face Masks Become A Must For Regional Areas

Face Masks Become A Must For Regional Areas

From 11:59pm Sunday 2 August all Victorians must wear a face mask or face covering when leaving home. Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent reminded residents of the importance of wearing a face mask or face coverings when leaving home from midnight on Sunday. “While...

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Improving Digital Connectivity Across Monash

Improving Digital Connectivity Across Monash

Applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open. Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent welcomed the opening of applications to the program, and encouraged regional development organisations, telecommunications...

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New Pathways To Help Young Australians Gain Jobs

New Pathways To Help Young Australians Gain Jobs

The Australian Government is committed to helping young Australians gain employment with $10 million dedicated to assist in connecting those looking for work to jobs. The new PaTH Business Placement Partnerships program aims to connect young job seekers to employers...

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Mobile Coverage Boosted In Berrys Creek

Mobile Coverage Boosted In Berrys Creek

People living and travelling through Berrys Creek will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends. The new mobile base station is now switched on and will significantly improve phone service in Berrys...

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Helping Small Business Lower Power Bills

Helping Small Business Lower Power Bills

As the economy recovers from COVID19, the Commonwealth Government is helping small businesses to lower their power bills. From 6 July, small businesses across Australia can apply for a share in $9 million of grants under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities...

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New Headspace Satellite Opens In Pakenham

New Headspace Satellite Opens In Pakenham

From 1 July, young people can access better mental health support with the opening of a new headspace satellite service in Pakenham. The Pakenham satellite complements parent site Headspace Narre Warren and will offer services to support young people’s mental health,...

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Dairy Grants to Reduce Energy Cost

Dairy Grants to Reduce Energy Cost

Gippsland’s dairy farmers are encouraged to apply for grants that will help to lower their energy costs. Russell Broadbent, Member for Monash, said that energy bills are one of the big expenses for dairy farmers and the Commonwealth Government’s Energy Efficient...

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Vital Funding For Leongatha Aerodrome

Vital Funding For Leongatha Aerodrome

The Leongatha Aerodrome will receive a share of $41.2 million under the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Monash Russell Broadbent said the aerodrome would receive a reseal of the main run way as part of $975,000 project works. “The...

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New Opportunities To Study On The Bass Coast

New Opportunities To Study On The Bass Coast

Member for Monash Russell Broadbent said local students could live at home and work locally while also studying a tertiary qualification at a new Regional University Centre to be established on the Bass Coast. Mr Broadbent welcomed the Coalition Government’s...

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$1.8 Billion Boost For Local Councils

$1.8 Billion Boost For Local Councils

Councils in Monash will be supported as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia. The investment will support local jobs and businesses and boost local...

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National Careers Week 2020: More Critical Than Ever

National Careers Week 2020: More Critical Than Ever

National Careers Week 2020 runs from 18 – 24 May and is a great opportunity for Australians to consider the benefits of vocational education and training (VET) to launch or future proof their careers and help them come through uncertain times in a strong position....

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