Robinvale education frustration LTE

I am writing to express my deep concerns regarding the recent decision by the Department of Education to not appoint Nat Mouvet as the permanent principal of Robinvale College. As the Member for Mildura, former College Councillor and Robinvale resident, I feel compelled to address this issue as it directly impacts the entire well-being of…

Farmers suffer while dogs get let loose

Whilst Labor MPs are getting photo ops with dingoes in Parliament, hundreds of farmers continue to suffer the loss of livestock at the hands of wild dogs every year. Member for Mildura, Jade Benham says, wild dog attacks cost the Victorian economy millions of dollars every year, with farmers left to foot the bill for…

Robinvale’s Representation at Villers-Bretonneux Commemoration Confirmed

Member for Mildura Jade Benham MP and Swan Hill Rural City Council Mayor, Cr Stuart King will next month travel to Villers-Bretonneux to mark the significant 40th Anniversary of the sister City Relationship with Robinvale Highlighting the profound significance of the longstanding relationship between Robinvale and its twin town, Villers-Bretonneux, Ms. Benham reiterated the importance…

Telstra Community grants program

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham is encouraging local not-for-profit organisations to apply for the 2024 Telstra Connected Communities Grant Program. The program, which commenced in 2023, specifically targets Australia’s remote, rural, and regional communities with $600,000 being made available to foster inclusion and resilience over three years. “Last year 30 local groups and not-for-profit…

Intersection investigation begins

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, can confirm investigations have begun on the intersection of Sixteenth Street and Deakin Avenue. Jade Benham emphasised the severity of the situation, citing two fatalities and numerous serious injuries that have occurred at the intersection since 2009 in a meeting with the Minister. The situation has become increasingly perilous,…

VACSAL embracing community

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, expressed her gratitude for being invited back to the VACSAL Statewide Basketball Classic this long weekend, emphasizing the importance of building relationships and community involvement beyond the basketball court. Benham praised the tournament not only for its intense and high-quality basketball but also for providing a platform to connect…

Roads meeting favourable with Minister

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, brought attention to the urgent need for traffic lights at the intersection of Deakin Avenue and Sixteenth Street in Mildura. Jade Benham emphasised the severity of the situation, citing two fatalities and numerous serious injuries that have occurred at the intersection since 2009 in a meeting with the Minister.…

Liberals and Nationals secure improvements to Labor’s WorkCover reforms

Victorian businesses will have their WorkCover premiums frozen for 12 months as the Liberals and Nationals secure key concessions to Labor’s WorkCover reforms. Following years of mismanagement under the Labor Government, WorkCover is fundamentally broken and on the brink of financial collapse. After negotiating and widely consulting with employers, employees, allied health representatives and return…