Grants to boost community safety

  Community groups and councils are being encouraged to apply for Community Safety Fund grants of up to $25,000 for local community crime prevention projects.   The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy said the grants, established by the former National-Liberal Government, help not-for-profit community groups and councils deliver projects that prevent crime, improve safety…

Bpangerang need to be recognised

The Nationals Member for Ovens Valley, Tim McCurdy is calling on the Andrews Labor Government to recognise the Bpangerang people as the traditional owners of land located in north and north-eastern Victoria.   Speaking from Parliament this week, Mr McCurdy asked the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Gavin Jennings MP, to meet with Bpangerang elders and…

Liberal Nationals commit to tackling cross-border problems

Communities along Victoria’s state borders will benefit from the services of a dedicated Cross Border Commissioner under an elected Liberal Nationals government. People living and working in Victoria’s border communities alongside New South Wales and South Australia face unique problems, including with access to services, licencing and coordination of emergency services. Shadow Minister for Regional…