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…
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.…
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
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.
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.
Country Universities Centre in Ulladulla opens to students
The Country Universities Centre (CUC) Southern Shoalhaven opened today to support local students to study b
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).
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…
Trailblazer Universities to build jobs of the future
Four new research and industry hubs will lead Australia’s breakthroughs in critical national manufacturing priorities.
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…
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
Construction progresses at school of mining and manufacturing project
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s $30 million investment in the Central Queensland University (CQUnive