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 students working on their Curious Minds

Around 130 Australian girls in Years 9 and 10 have completed a six-month supercharged STEM coaching program, aimed at developing the

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 July 2021

Ministers:

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

Simpson Prize – Presentation Ceremony

I’d like to acknowledge the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Hon David Hurley, AC DSC; organisers of the Simpson Prize, the History Teachers’ Association of Australia; Paul Foley, Chair…

Release type: Speech

Date: 7 July 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Simpson Prize winners keep Anzac spirit alive

Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Bridget McKenzie said the Anzac legacy is in good hands with the quality of entries by students in the national Simpson…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 July 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

More tertiary education opportunities for students in Wangaratta

The Morrison Government will provide funding to help establish the Country Universities Centre (CUC) Ovens Murray, creating more opportunities for local students to pursue tertiary education studies…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 June 2021

Ministers:

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

Growing workforce for horticulture in Mallee

Farmers, including horticulture growers in the Mallee region will have better access to the labour they need this season to harvest their fruit with the Australian Government acting on concerns…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 November 2019

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon David Coleman MP
  • Dr Anne Webster MP

Research to boost Australian agriculture

Australian farmers will benefit from world-leading research to improve crop resilience and yield.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 October 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

A plan for Australia's future population

The Morrison Government will tackle the impact of increasing population in congested cities and back smaller cities and regions looking for greater growth to secure their economic future and the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 March 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Scott Morrison MP
  • The Hon David Coleman MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Building social cohesion through sport

Muslim girls and boys will learn leadership, teamwork and a love of Aussie Rules footy with the support of our Government.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 March 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon. Paul Fletcher MP
  • The Hon David Coleman MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Over 2,300 regional and remote students to benefit from Youth Allowance change

Over 2,300 students from regional and remote Australia are set to benefit from changes to Youth Allowance from 1 January 2019.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 September 2018

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon. Paul Fletcher MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Better outcomes, more opportunities for regional, rural and remote students

The Coalition Government has accepted all 11 recommendations of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (IRRRRE), committing to a whole of government approach in response…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 May 2018

Ministers:

  • The Hon Michael McCormack MP
  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie
  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

The report on an extensive review to guide efforts to overcome the educational divide between capital cities and regional and rural areas is now available to the public.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 April 2018

Ministers:

  • The Hon Michael McCormack MP
  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Improving education opportunities and outcomes for country kids

Public submissions have opened for the Coalition Government’s review of regional education. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 July 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
  • The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie