February 1, 2016
mid-term review of the Goulburn Murray Water Connections Project2 (GMWCP2) was made
available in November 2015.
The stage two of the “reconfiguration” of the
Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) which is the biggest, oldest and
once most productive food bowl in Australia is a $1Bill Federal infrastructure project
which com...Click here for full story
January 22, 2016
Farmers in the Murray electorate who are feeling the harsh effects of the drought are able to apply for the Federal Government Drought Concessional Loans.
"Famers have three options when applying for Drought Concessional Loan for; debt restructuring, operation expenditures or drought recovery or preparedness measures.
"Examples of eligible purposes for the loan could include troughs, tanks, ...Click here for full story
January 18, 2016
The Murray electorate has secured $250,000 in funding under Round Two of the Australian Government’s Bridges Renewal Program to support vital upgrades of local bridge infrastructure.
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said three bridges in the Strathbogie Shire will all receive much needed upgrades.
"Cullens Rd Bridge in Euroa will receive a full replacement; the project will ...Click here for full story
January 15, 2016
Round Three of the National Stronger Regions Fund is now open for submissions from local councils and incorporated not-for-profit organisations for grants in regional communities, which will generate employment and strengthen the local community.
The applications close on 15 March 2016. I encourage organisations in Murray to apply," Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said.
"Applican...Click here for full story
January 13, 2016
The Commonwealth Government will establish a working group to investigate new ways to make affordable housing easier to access.
"A Terms of Reference for the working group and an Issues Paper explaining the role of the workgroup will be released before the end of January, along with a call for the public to become involved with providing good ideas to solve the problems," Federal Member for Mu...Click here for full story
January 11, 2016
All local road users will benefit from the rebuild of the roundabout at Doyles Road and the Midland Highway in Shepparton East. Construction begins today, with a virtual sod turning by Sharman Stone, Federal Member for Murray.
"This roundabout has been congested and slow for too long. Shepparton has seen a number of new businesses open in that area and as well it is the major Shepparton by-pas...Click here for full story
January 9, 2016
The Australian Government is seeking proposals for projects that may be funded through the ParentsNext program. Organisations who are committed to improving the employment opportunities for local unemployed parents should submit a proposal.
"Commencing on 4 April 2016 in Greater Shepparton and the Hume region in the Murray electorate, ParentsNext aims to help parents with young children plan...Click here for full story
January 8, 2016
WORKS will soon be underway to upgrade the intersection at Doyles Road and the Midland Highway in Shepparton East, delivering improved safety and connectivity for road users.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the $7.5 million project will involve the construction of a dual-lane roundabout and duplication of road approaches to the i...Click here for full story
January 1, 2016
People in the Murray electorate should be on alert from a number of scams which have been circulating the community attempting to take advantage of vulnerable people.
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said, "The latest scam to hit people is a fake email disguising itself as an email from the Federal Government’s Department of Human Services. I encourage all those who receive an...Click here for full story
December 23, 2015
Primary Care Connect in Shepparton has been awarded $150,000 from the Commonwealth Government to help address domestic and family violence.
The Building Safe Communities for Women grant is for the Conversations for change project. Through small group discussions with large businesses, the project aims to raise awareness about the types and impact of domestic and family violence, listen to in...Click here for full story