Media Releases

23/10/2017

$800,000 BOOST TO BOUNDARY BEND OLIVES.

Boundary Bend Olives have been successful under the Federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund.

19/10/2017

A HELPING HAND FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS

Andrew Broad has backed the coalitions proposed Bill to reduce pressure on housing affordability measures.

18/10/2017

NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE

The new National Energy Guarantee is set to give both relief and reliability to electricity users across the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura regions.

16/10/2017

NORTHERN MALLEE LEADERS 2018 PROGRAM OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS.

Applications are now open to be a part of the 2018 Northern Mallee Leaders Program.

16/10/2017

ANZAC DAY ACHIEVEMENT

St Arnaud Primary School finishes runner-up in the Primary School Category in the 2017 Anzac Day Schools’ Awards.

12/10/2017

TOUR TALK ACROSS THE WIMMERA MALLEE

Andrew Broad has returned to his Mildura office with fresh take on the biggest issues concerning locals across the electorate of Mallee.

9/10/2017

BROAD BACKS BASIN RAIL PLAN

Andrew Broad says he’s pleased to see the current works being carried out on the Murray Basin Rail Line under the Murray Basin Rail Plan.

5/10/2017

IRYMPLE BOWLS CLUB READY FOR RENOS

The Irymple Bowls Club will see an entire kitchen upgrade thanks to their success under the Federal Governments Stronger Communities programme.

3/10/2017

SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND NOW OPEN

The Federal Government’s Safer Communities Fund Programme officially open for applications.

2/10/2017

THE GREAT COUNTRY TOWNS TOUR

In October the Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad will embark on “The Great Country Towns Tour.”

28/09/2017

GRAMPIANS PEAK TRAIL ON TRACK

Andrew Broad says the Grampians Peak Trail is well on its way to being one of Australia’s most iconic hikes.

27/09/2017

ARMISTICE DAY CENTENARY GRANTS

$50,000 in grant funding will be available for local community commemorations across the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura regions.

26/09/2017

RAIL NETWORK UPGRADE

The extension of crossing loops at Pimpinio, Dimboola, and Murtoa have played a key role in the Federal Governments $15 million rail freight...

25/09/2017

BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND

Four local projects will take place across the Wimmera Mallee thanks to the Federal giovernment's Building Better Regions Fund.

22/09/2017

BUILDING A BETTER SWAN HILL

The Swan Hill Rural City Council will receive $35,000 of Federal funding to develop a regional transport strategy.

22/09/2017

SWAN HILL SCORES AN UPGRADE

Swan Hill Football and Netball Club have been successful in their application under Round Three of the Federal Governments Stronger Communities...

22/09/2017

LDAT'S ROLL OUT

Community groups throughout the Wimmera Mallee and Mildura regions are tackling regional drug and alcohol issues with three Local Drug Action Teams...

20/09/2017

SUNASSIST SUCESS

Sunassist Mildura have been successful in their application for a grant under Round 3 of the Federal Governments Stronger Communities Program.

14/09/2017

BUILDING BRIDGES

Seven new bridge projects will be delivered across the Wimmera Mallee.

7/09/2017

BROAD BATTLES FOR NBN

Andrew Broad battles for more fixed wireless towers across the Wimmera Mallee.

6/09/2017

DESPERATE FOR DOCTORS

This week Andrew Broad told The Parliament of the difficulty small towns throughout the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura regions are having...

4/09/2017

FUEL EMERGENCY

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has spoken out in parliament today about his dissatisfaction with the Liquid Fuel Emergency Amendment Bill.

31/08/2017

FARM CO-OP GRANTS PILOT

The Federal Government's $13.8 million dollar Farm Co-op and Collaboration Pilot Program is maximising profits at the farmgate.

30/08/2017

Headspace Horsham Opens

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has officially open headspace Horsham.

28/08/2017

BOWLS CLUB SHELTERS

New shelters will be shading bowlers at the Mildura Bowls Club this summer after the club received a $23,500 grant.

25/08/2017

OUYEN LAKE PROJECT

A Deed of Agreement has been signed for the long awaited Ouyen Lake project to go ahead.

25/08/2017

PIPELINE PUSH

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has written to the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pushing for funding to increase the supply of gas to...

24/08/2017

BREAKING BARRIERS IN EARLY LEARNING

The Governments new $124 million dollar Community Child Care Fund is now open for eligible child care providers to apply for funding.

17/08/2017

WINE EQUALISATION TAX REBATE

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has welcomed proposed reforms to the Wine Equalisation Tax.

16/08/2017

STAWELL TYRE STOCKPILE

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has applauded the EPA's action in beginning to remove the stockpile of waste tyres near Stawell.

15/08/2017

MURRAY DARLING BASIN PLAN

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad is pushing for commitment to a healthy river system and security for irrigators.

14/08/2017

LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS

25 young athletes living in the Wimmera, Mallee, and Mildura regions have been recognised by the Australian Governments Local Sporting Champions...

9/08/2017

AN ORANGE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has called on locals to opt for fresh fruit when battling this winter flu season rather than...

7/08/2017

EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS RECEIVE GRANTS

Across the Electorate of Mallee three Ex-Service Organisations will receive a share in $24,000 worth of grants.

2/08/2017

RECREATIONAL LAKES UPGRADE

The Buloke Shire Council will receive $735,000 of Federal Government funding to upgrade and rejuvenate a number of recreational lakes in the...

2/08/2017

HIGHSPEED FIBRE TO THE NODE HITS COHUNA

1070 homes across Cohuna can now connect to the nbn using fibre to the node (FTTN) technology with the build declared ready for service on Friday...

1/08/2017

BUILDING BETTER REGIONS IN MILDURA

The Mildura region is set to benefit greatly after two local applicants were successful under the Australian Governments Building Better Regions...

18/07/2017

BIG WINS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Small businesses across the Wimmera Mallee and Mildura region have been amongst the biggest winners for the electorate come tax time.

14/07/2017

$31,000 TO REGIONAL ARTS

The Australian Government Regional Arts Fund has offered three grants to support local arts and cultural projects.

13/07/2017

GRANT TO BOOST GP IN HORSHAM

The Lister House Medical Clinic of Horsham is soon to reap the benefits of improved facilities after it was selected to receive a Federal...

10/07/2017

BROAD WEIGHS IN ON SPENDINGS

The final report from the Joint Select Committee on Government Procurement has called on the Government to tighten how they spend their...

9/07/2017

THE MILDURA RECREATION RESERVE

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has officially opened the Mildura Recreation Reserve this afternoon, after its $1.45 million dollar...

6/07/2017

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RURAL HEALTH

A new scholarship scheme has been announced to support health professionals working in rural and regional areas to increase their skills and...

4/07/2017

CELEBRATING THIS NAIDOC WEEK

This week is NAIDOC week, an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

26/06/2017

CASE MANAGEMENT FUNDS

Budja Budja Aboriginal Corporation will receive $434,406 to provide additional case management services for Indigenous Australians in Halls Gap...

19/06/2017

A MESSAGE FOR THE BIG FOUR BANKS

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has supported the recent introduction of the Major Bank Levy Bill 2017, calling for the big banks to be a partner...

16/06/2017

ENERGY & ELECTRICITY OPINION PIECE

Recently I caught up with Australia’s Chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel to discuss his recent review into the future of the National Electricity...

7/06/2017

TELEHEALTH SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS

Mental health patients seeking psychological services in the Wimmera, Mallee, Mildura region will be able to claim a Medicare rebate for online...

5/06/2017

CHILD SEX OFFENDORS TRAVEL

The Federal Government is introducing new legislation to prevent registered child sex offenders with reporting obligations from travelling overseas...

25/05/2017

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Melbourne University student Tahlia Noonan is one of just 15 Australian university students to be awarded a 2017 Horizon Scholarship.

25/05/2017

AGED CARE APPROVALS IN SWAN HILL

30 new residential aged care places with an estimated value of $1,965,000 are set to be funded in Swan Hill under the Governments 2016-17 Aged Care...

24/05/2017

AUSTRALIA-WIDE INTERVENTION ORDERS

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has followed through with his commitment to reduce family violence offences in the Wimmera Mallee and...

23/05/2017

INSTANT TAX WRITE OFFS EXTENDED

Even more small businesses across the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura region will reap the benefits of the instant asset write-off, after the scheme...

22/05/2017

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 NUFFIELD SCHOLARSHIPS

Just four weeks remain for primary producers living in the Mildura, Mallee and Wimmera regions to apply for one of Nuffield Australia’s $30...

22/05/2017

NEW FUND GRANTS FOR LOCAL MEN’S SHEDS.

Men’s Sheds at Horsham, Kaniva and Warracknabeal are all set to benefit with a share in more than $10,000 of funding to maintain, develop and...

16/05/2017

DELIVERING BETTER OUTCOMES FOR THE REGION

Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has reinforced the strong future of the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura region in Parliament this week...

27/04/2017

GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER PROSTATE CANCER NURSES

Federal Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad MP is happy to announce that the Mildura Base Hospital has been chosen as one of 15 locations across...

20/04/2017

BROAD OPENS NEW FACILITIES AT HORSHAM SCHOOL

The Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad, was on hand to officially open the new Middle School and Specialist School facilities at Horsham’s Holy...

12/04/2017

NEW HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE WIMMERA MALLEE

People living with chronic illnesses, in the Wimmera Mallee region, will benefit from the Coalition Government’s $5.3 million investment in...

11/04/2017

$1000 TO WARRACKNABEAL ARTS COUNCIL

The Warracknabeal Arts Council is set to benefit from $1000 worth of funding under the Federal Government’s Regional Arts Fund. 

5/04/2017

GRAMPIANS COMMUNITY HEALTH TO TACKLE DRUG US

A Local Drug Action Team, led by Grampians Community Health, has received $21,000 in Government funding to address the challenges being faced in...

3/04/2017

MORE MONEY TO FOREIGN AID SAYS BROAD

In his last speech in Parliament prior to Budget Week, the Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad, rose to share his thoughts on the importance of foreign...

3/04/2017

JAEPA CONTINUES TO GET BETTER FOR AUSSIE EXPORTERS

The Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad, has said today that exporters in the Wimmera Mallee are set to benefit from the fourth round of tariff cuts...

3/04/2017

NEW HORTICULTURE CODE OF CONDUCT TAKES EFFECT

A new code of conduct for the horticulture industry, which will take effect from April 1, has been developed in response to issues raised in an...

29/03/2017

BROAD PUSHES CGM DEVICES

The Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad, used his 90 Second Statement in the Federation Chamber today to urge the Government to push through the...

27/03/2017

BROAD ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FOR NAIDOC FUNDING

The Member for Mallee, Andrew Broad, says a grant round that opens today, supports the celebration of the history, culture and achievements of...

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