Policies

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • CBD Revitalisation Project – Maude St redevelopment
  • Consultation with small business
  • Tourism alliances between regions
  • Entrepreneurship grants
  • Small town growth
  • Encourage and support local economic diversification

 

AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION

  • Further position Greater Shepparton as the Food Bowl of Australia
  • Local procurement policy
  • Unlock $300bil Asian food export opportunities
  • Explore aviation freight hub in Greater Shepparton
  • Lobby to secure water via the Murray Darling Irrigation Scheme (MDIS)

 

TRANSPORT

  • Reduced congestion
  • Improve rail and bus services
  • Review parking in Shepparton CBD
  • $260m for Goulburn Valley – Shepparton bypass (stage 1)
  • Promote Goulburn Valley as regional transport centre
  • Inland rail project
  • Secure Bullet Train for Murray

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Tackling childhood obesity epidemic
  • Prioritise footpaths around school zones
  • Sports grants
  • Reinstate Home & Community Care (HACC) services
  • Lobby for earlier delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Gambling reform