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.
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.
Last week Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan visited Kinglake, Strath Creek, Flowerdale and Violet Town to speak with the community and meet author Melanie Harris-Brady about her book, Ten Years On, a personal account of the Black Saturday bushfires and the decade that followed.
Federal Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan spoke last week in the House of Representatives about Eildon and its growing houseboat industry.
Students from Eildon Primary School visited Canberra this week, meeting Federal Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan (Ind.) at Parliament.
Murrindindi Shire Mayor Charlie Bisset and CEO Craig Lloyd last week held a series of productive meetings with Federal government and opposition ministers and advisers about rebuilding Kinglake, the tenth anniversary of Black Saturday and funding for rural sports.
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.
The Victorian Government this week announced funding for new mobile phone towers to increase coverage in Indi through Round 3 of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Program.
The Indi Budget Impact Survey Report is out now. It details the 998 responses from Indi to the 2018/19 Federal Budget gained through a survey process asking “what does it mean to you?”.