Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

  • Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education
  • Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience

Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie was sworn in as Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education on 2 July 2021.

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Additional support for thousands of Indigenous boarding students

Boarding providers across the country will be able to better support more than 2,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in remote areas, with an additional $15.7 million in targeted…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 January 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Support for country students relocating to study

Young Australians from country areas can apply from tomorrow, 1 January 2022, for support to help them relocate for higher level tertiary study.…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Tertiary Access Payment eligibility extended

More regional and rural students will be able to access funding to help with relocation costs for higher level tertiary study, follow

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

Investing in education to create opportunities and grow the economy

Today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook update confirms the vital role education is playing in Australia’s post-pandemic economic recovery and supporting opportunities for all Australians.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Encouraging results from NAPLAN 2021 national report

The release of the 2021 NAPLAN results has confirmed there was no drop in student performance between 2019 and 2021 at a national and state/territory level.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Country Universities Centre in Ulladulla opens to students

The Country Universities Centre (CUC) Southern Shoalhaven opened today to support local students to study b

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • Senator Perin Davey
  • The Hon Shelly Hancock

Summer Camp piques Curious Minds

Around 110 outstanding female students will take part in intensive summer camps to ignite their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Australian Government appoints first Regional Education Commissioner

The Hon Fiona Nash has been appointed as Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner and will oversee implementation of recommendations from the National Regional, Rural and Remote Tertiary…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Trailblazer Universities to build jobs of the future

Four new research and industry hubs will lead Australia’s breakthroughs in critical national manufacturing priorities.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 November 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Scott Morrison MP
  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon Melissa Price MP

More scholarships for students in regional Australia

The Liberal and Nationals Government will provide more than $6 million in funding for Destination Australian scholarships for regional university campuses to attract students to study in regional…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 November 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Tim Fischer and Bob Hawke John Monash Scholarships announced

Rebecca Keeley and Nicholas Fabbri have been named the recipients of the 2022 Tim Fischer and Bob Hawke John Monash Scholarships resp

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 November 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Construction progresses at school of mining and manufacturing project

The Liberal and Nationals Government’s $30 million investment in the Central Queensland University (CQUnive

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 November 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • Michelle Landry MP