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.
Steve Martin, the Liberal Party candidate for Indi, is a local and a widely respected member of the community.
All eyes are on Indi for the 2016 election as Jessiie Rees-Dielenberg and Mikaela Turner report for Swinburne University and The Junction.