Community and irrigator groups are providing constructive input to plans for a $103 million modernisation of Mildura’s irrigation infrastructure in an initial round of consultation sessions that started this week.
A short-list of options has been developed by consultants working with Mildura Development Corporation, in a bid to secure Commonwealth funding for the once-in-a-lifetime upgrade of the rural water system.
The community will have the chance for input from today on the short-listed options for the biggest modernisation of the Mildura region’s irrigation infrastructure in 100 years.
Our April 2013 quarterly newsletter is being delivered to homes and businesses in the Mildura region this week.
New promotional videos on the Mildura region are now available online, communicating the overall benefits of the region to both national and international markets. The project known as Broadcast Mildura and facilitated by Mildura Development Corporation has developed five separate videos being:
• An overview of the region
• Tourism & Lifestyle
Each of these segments has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Indonesian.
Mildura Development Corporation believes it is imperative that funding continue for the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre, which has provided high level research for river health to the region since 1995.
The Member for Mildura, Peter Crisp MP, today announced Mildura Murray Darling Wine Industry Association (Mildura Wines) in partnership with the Mildura Development Corporation has been granted up to $20,000 under Round One of the Victorian Government’s Manufacturing Productivity Network Grant.
The grant will see internationally acclaimed manufacturing expert Professor Gӧran Roos, visit Mildura to work with the local manufacturing industry over two days in May.
Mildura Development Corporation Chairman Chris Ellis today welcomed the news of another solar investment for the Mildura region.
Mildura Development Corporation is excited by the announcement made by Belectric of a 5MW solar plant project to be constructed in the Mildura region.
Our January 2013 quarterly newsletter is being delivered to homes and businesses in the Mildura region this week.