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.
Filter Bridget McKenzie's releases
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.
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.
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.
Interview with Michael Rowland on ABC Breakfast
ROWLAND: To federal politics - there's a lot of focus on the rules around borders this morning with reports that vaccine passports for international travel could be available from next month.…
$20 million to boost research capacity at regional universities
The Liberal Nationals Government is investing nearly $20 million to increase research capacity at regional universities and grow regi
AHPPC to consider simplified travel arrangements for boarding schools
A nationally consistent approach to managing border restrictions for 23,000 boarding students will be referred to the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC).
Celebrating 50 years of advocacy for access to education
The Australian Government will invest $100,000 over two years for the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association (ICPA) to continue its longstanding advocacy role in improving education opportunities…
Closing the Gap in school education
The Liberal Nationals Government is investing $126 million to improve school education for thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Australian Government to support more Tasmanian students
Students in the North West of Tasmania will be better supported while pursuing tertiary education opportunities, with the Australian Government funding a pilot satellite Regional University Centre in…
$100 million to back child care in areas that need it most
More than 640 child care services in regional, remote and disadvantaged communities around Australia will share in more than $100 million to help improve access to care and increase workforce…
Press Conference - Central Queensland University
Topics: CQU launch event of a research centre with local MP Michelle Landry
CQU Facility to Create Research Opportunities for Regional Australia
Research on issues vital to regional and rural areas including local economies, tourism development, and supply and value chains will be boosted thanks to a new facility based at Central Queensland…