Last Thursday 1 August the newly-elected Member for Indi, Helen Haines MHR, delivered her maiden speech to the House of Representatives. This is her speech:
Helen Haines has lived and worked as a nurse, midwife, health administrator and rural health researcher in north-east Victoria for over 32 years.
The Australian Electoral Commission has commenced publishing the list of candidates for the 18 May federal election. This is the ballot order for the north-east Victorian seat of Indi.
In north-east Victoria’s Federal electorate of Indi the ‘Orange Army’ that helped unseat Liberal Sophie Mirabella in 2013 hopes to keep to seat in independent hands. Guardian Australia’s Lisa Martin reports.