Marks’ heart is in the region and he believes in the potential of regional Australia.
Helen Haines has lived and worked as a nurse, midwife, health administrator and rural health researcher in north-east Victoria for over 32 years.
Steve Martin, the Liberal Party candidate for Indi, is a local and a widely respected member of the community.
At the May 18 federal election, voters in every electorate of Australia’s House of Representatives will have a choice of multiple candidates. Preferential voting means that we rank candidates in the order that we prefer them.
The order of candidates on the ballot paper for Indi was decided at a draw held by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).
It’s the first federal election where those born during 2000 “Millennials” can enrol to vote. Over 400,000 18-19-year-olds have enrolled to vote.
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.
All eyes are on Indi for the 2016 election as Jessiie Rees-Dielenberg and Mikaela Turner report for Swinburne University and The Junction.
Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison this morning visited Government House and asked Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove to dissolve the 45th Parliament for an 18 May election.
In the interests of transparency, accuracy and fairness we have published the Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan’s Valedictory speech (4 April) to the House of Representatives yesterday as provided by Hansard.