Member for Mallee Anne Webster has rejected the suggestion the 2020-21 Federal Budget has made no financial commitments to the Wimmera.
Dr Webster, a government MP, said the region's councils would receive extra funding under the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.
"Horsham will receive $1.4 million on top of the $1.4 million we just gave to them," she said.
"West Wimmera will receive an additional $1.1 million, Yarriambiack another million and Hindmarsh another $867,000 and Northern Grampians another $1.5 million on top of the $1.8 million.
"So in total in the last couple of months the Wimmera has received $13 million just for local roads and community infrastructure."
The Australian Local Government Association said this funding would be provided to councils in the calendar year 2021.
In the lead up to the budget, Horsham, Stawell and Ararat-based council chief executives told the Mail-Times they were seeking federal funding commitments to upgrade roads in particular.
Dr Webster said the extra round of the Building Better Regions Fund - also paid to councils that successfully apply for it - would benefit the region.
"The focus this time is largely on tourism," she said. "There is so much money coming into our corner of the world."
Following the budget's release on Tuesday night, upper house member for Western Victoria and State Leader of Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Stuart Grimley said he was concerned no financial commitments had yet been made to the Wimmera.
Mr Grimley said in a statement he was pushing for upgrades to Horsham's courthouse and more social housing in the region.
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Homelessness Australia has also criticised the perceived lack of investment in social housing nationwide in the budget.
While the Brotherhood of Saint Lawrence criticised the recent reduction in higher payments to job seekers, saying the government "missed an historic opportunity to bring all Australians along in the recovery".
Dr Webster said the budget was "about getting us out from under the doona".
"JobSeeker and JobKeeper were never anything but temporary measures, which have worked extremely well and have been extremely costly," she said.
"This budget is about ensuring there are jobs, and that employers can have confidence to employ people, whether through an apprenticeship scheme or the JobMaker hiring credit, where $200 a week will be paid to people that hire new employees aged 16 to 29. That can happen on-farm or in stores or anywhere for that matter.
"The treasurer spoke about total concessional finance available to community housing providers (nationwide) which is $3 billion, and that in this budget an additional $1 billion in low cost finance to support construction of affordable housing."
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Dr Webster said a $5.7 billion investment in mental health - which included doubling to 20 the number of medicare-funded psychological health services individuals could receive - and funding to provide 23,000 more home care packages as an alternative to elderly people entering aged care would also benefit Mallee.
She did not have figures for how many residents would be eligible for new income tax cuts included in the budget.
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