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Delivering for Indi

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Fixing roads, bridges and potholes

  • $6.2 million for Alpine Shire
    • Including $1.3 million to upgrade the Bay Creek Bridge and Nimmo Bridge
  • $5.8 million for Benalla Shire
    • Including $3.2 million for safety works on the Midland Highway
  • $4.2 million for Wodonga Council
  • $9.4 million for Indigo Shire
  • $4.1 million for Mansfield
  • $2 million for a roundabout on Mansfield-Whitfield Road in Mansfield
  • $351,000 for electronic vehicle-activated warning signs and rumble strips at the Snow Road Hume Fwy Exit Ramp in Glenrowan.
  • $1.27 million for safety barriers and multiple safety terminals with rub-rail at high-risk sites on Myers Creek Road between Healesville and Toolangi. 
  • $10.1 million for Murrindindi
    • Including $2.4 million for bridgeworks in Glenburn, Yea, and Eildon
  • $13.6 million for Wangaratta
    • Including upgrades to the Springhurst Developmental Road.
  • $11.3 million for Strathbogie Shire 
  • $21.7 million for Towong Shire
    • Including for the Dargo High Plains Road, and safety upgrades along Lake Road near Bethanga and Old Tallangatta.

Phones and Internet

  • Since I was elected in 2019, Indi has won 40 per cent of all new mobile phone towers in Victoria under the federal Mobile Black Spot Program.
  • I have helped secure funding for 12 new towers across Indi, at Harrietville, Taggerty, Creighton’s Creek, Cudgewa, Mt Bruno, Burrowye, Koetong, Frenchmans Gap, Tawonga, Tarrawingee, Boho South, Goorambat and Mount Dom Dom, Wandiligong.
  • Secured $2.6 million to rebuild the 42-kilometre fibre optic cable through the Upper Ovens to bring high speed internet.
  • A new Business Fibre Zone for Benalla, Wangaratta and Wodonga.

Economic Development

  • $5.1 million for the Rutherglen Wine, Walk, Cycle Trail
  • $4.5 million for Mansfield Autism Statewide Services
  • $3.5 million for the Mansfield basketball stadium
  • $9.4 million for new civil and tourism infrastructure for the Alpine Resorts
  • $1.9 million for the Wodonga Exhibition Centre Redevelopment Project
  • $32.1 million for the Hydrogen Park Murray Valley project through ARENA’s Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding program
  • $15 million for a six-year contract for Wangaratta-based defence supplier Pentarch Industrial to guarantee 13 local jobs until 2026
  • $1.4 million to fund a new Lords Reserve Pavilion in Mansfield
  • $2.9 million for redevelopments at the Benalla Art Gallery
  • $10.4 million for local timber processing mills in Benalla
  • $870,000 for Wines of the King Valley
  • $15,000 to install shade sails in Tangambalanga
  • $500,000 to support the growth of a not-for-profit social enterprise in Towong Shire
  • $238,581 to upgrade the Mount Hotham Airport Offgrid Power System
  • $2 million for upgrades to the Myrtleford Savoy Soccer Club
  • $10,000 for racing track upgrades in Dederang
  • $1.9 million to upgrade the Ablett Pavillion Function Centre in Myrtleford
  • $183,101 to build a shed to house catering equipment at the Upper Murray Region Community Catering Hub
  • $5 million to develop the Gateway Island the Murray River Experience in Wodonga
  • $15,000 for building refurbishments to the Arts Council of Mansfield
  • $15,000 to fit out the Corryong Foodshare building

Housing

  •  $410,000 for Wodonga Council to develop a growth strategy.
  • $968,000 for Murrindindi Shire Council for a development plan and service planning for a residential zone on the eastern edge of Alexandra.

Education and Training

  • $498,408 for a new multi-purpose facility at Wangaratta Primary School
  • $612,696 for upgrades at Walwa Primary School
  • $478,188 for new outdoor facilities at Oxley Primary School
  • $492,161 to refurbish facilities at Melrose Primary School in Wodonga
  • $431,133 to refurbish facilities at Everton Primary School
  • $968,270 to upgrade facilities at Euroa Primary School

Energy

  • $540,000 to develop community batteries in Beechworth, Bright, and Mt Beauty
  • $520,000 for 27 dairy farmers across Indi to install energy efficiency equipment
  • $3.6 million for community batteries in the Upper Murray to store power for emergencies
  • $615,000 to develop a community battery in Corryong
  • $9,000 for a battery and energy efficient lights for the Merrijig Public Hall
  • $1.9 million for a micro-grid in Wodonga to lower bills for businesses
  • $14,000 to install a solar and battery system on the Rutherglen Senior Citizens’ Clubroom
  • $100,000 for the Jamieson Community Energy Node
  • $11,000 for a solar and battery system at the Y Water Discovery Centre in Yea

Agriculture

  • $96,000 for the Wodonga Urban Landcare Network
  • $99,500 for the Burgoigee Creek Landcare Group
  • $80,000 for the Ovens Landcare Network
  • $1 million for drought-resilience projects
  • $2 million for drought resilience projects

Health and Aged Care

  • $2.5 million for a specialist mental health clinic in Albury Wodonga
  • $300,000 for mental health care in the Upper Murray
  • $1.3 million for aged care services across the Alpine region, Beechworth, Corryong, Tallangatta and Yackandandah
  • $800,000 to support mental health programs in the Upper Murray