Independent Cathy McGowan and the Centre Alliance’s Rebekha Sharkie share more in common than just sitting on the crossbench. The members for Indi and Mayo respectively have dug in to retain their seats, and they believe there is “a mood” in the community for alternative candidates.
Barnaby Joyce has confirmed he could cross the floor on the federal legislation associated with the National Energy Guarantee. “Of course I could,” he says in an interview with The Conversation.
By Michelle Grattan, (University of Canberra).
If David Leyonhjelm hasn’t apologised to Sarah Hanson-Young by the time parliament resumes next month, the Senate should tell him to do so.
Union representatives today met with Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan to provide details of the “Change the Rules” campaign.
There’s keen interest in an Australian Electoral Commission report detailing a redistribution of federal electoral divisions with proposed changes to the Federal electorate of Indi including removing the eastern section of Moira Shire, including Tungama.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) proposes changes to the Federal electorate of Indi, currently held by independent Cathy McGowan, including removing the eastern section of Moira Shire in a redistribution of Commonwealth electoral divisions.
Federal Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan welcomed news the Tallangatta South and Killingworth mobile base stations have been switched on.
The Marysville community is looking for good ideas to support bushfire recovery as the Bushfire Recovery Fund and Marysville Triangle Community Development Fund (MTCF) 2018 grants are now available.
For those who take only an ordinary interest in politics, the drama over citizenship and eligibility to be a member of parliament has been puzzling. Surely these people looked at the rule book, the Australian Constitution, before deciding to stand for election? Why were their nominations accepted if they weren’t qualified?
Anyone seeking his or her asylum from ANY country is a genuine refugee and deserves to be treated such.