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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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

Thank you to all Australian educators

Minister for Education and Youth Alan Tudge and Minister for Regional Education Bridget McKenzie today acknowledged the hard work and unwavering commitment of teachers across Australia over the past…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 29 October 2021

Ministers:

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

Scholarships for rural and regional students still up for grabs

Regional and remote students are encouraged to apply for a schol

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 October 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Albany study hub officially opens

The Great Southern Universities Centre in Albany was officially opened today, providing opportunities for more students from the region to access a tertiary education.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 6 October 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon Nola Marino MP
  • Mr Rick Wilson MP

Regional universities top the list for graduate employment

Australia’s regional universities outrank their capital city counterparts for full-time graduate employment four months after graduation, according to a new report released today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 October 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Making cross border travel easier for boarding students

There’s light at the end of the tunnel for boarding school students and their families separated by cross border travel restrictions and local lockdowns.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 20 September 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

National Cabinet reunites boarding students with their families

Travel for boarding students and their families will become easier following today’s endorsement by National Cabinet of the National Code for Boarding School Students.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 September 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Celebrating Australia’s young poets

The winners of the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, Australia’s longest-running poetry competition, have been announced today in a virtual ceremony.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 September 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie