Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
- Fomer Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education
- Former Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience
Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie was the Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education.
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Improved tertiary opportunities for regional students in Shoalhaven
The Country Universities Centre (CUC) Southern Shoalhaven in Ulladulla was officially opened today, enabling more students in the region to access and participate in tertiary study without needing to…
Coalition Government delivers record funding to drive stronger educational outcomes
The Coalition Government is providing record funding for child care, schools and universities and will invest new funding in targeted programs to support stronger educational outcomes as part of…
Additional support for Indigenous boarding students
An estimated 2300 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students from remote communities will benefit from additional support services to succeed in their education next year, as part of…
Further scholarship round opening soon for regional study
Another round of a successful program which offers students $15,000 a year to study and live in regional Australia will be funded by the Liberal and Nationals Government. The Destination Australia…
Special Circumstances funding boost to help child care services through flood recovery, pandemic
The Morrison Government is significantly increasing Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Special Circumstances funding to assist child care services recover from the recent catastrophic floods and the…
Gap fee waiving available to child care services in flood-affected Queensland and New South Wales
The Morrison Government will provide additional support for families affected by the floods in south-east Queensland and New South Wales by allowing child care services to waive gap fees for parents…
Entries open for 2022 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards
The Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, Australia’s longest running annual poetry competition for school-aged children, is open for entries from today (1 March).
Morrison Government support for families and child care services hit by floods in New South Wales and Queensland
Support is available to assist families affected by severe flooding in large areas of south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Applications open for third round of Regional University Centres program
Community-owned organisations can now apply for funding to establish a Regional University Centre (RUC) in regional or remote Austral
Regional Research Collaboration Program funding Round 2 now open
More funding is now available for a program that will strengthen research capacity in regional universities, particularly through skills development.
Grants available to enable regional students’ aspirations for higher education
Applications are now open for funding for initiatives that encourage students and individuals in regional and remote areas of Australia to aspire to completing higher education.
Scholarships for regional students now available
More than 1,000 eligible students from regional and remote Australia will have access to a scholarship worth up to $18,000 to support their tertiary education in 2022.