The new Victorian Government has reaffirmed a multi-million-dollar election promise to fund a farmer health centre.
The now Labor Government headed into last year’s election promising $4 million for the National Centre for Farmer Health, at Hamilton in western Victoria.
Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford, who represents the state’s west in the upper house, said next week’s budget would fully fund the commitment.
She said the centre would receive $1 million a year during the government’s first term.
Ms Pulford said the funds would ‘return [the centre] to its former glory’.
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