February 13, 2024

Regional Housing Summit – Keynote Address

Until we see that funding flow to the regions, I will not be backing down on my calls and I say to you, don’t back down on yours.

February 12, 2024

Educators are the key to our education system

I want to see young regional Australians given the same opportunities as those young people in the cities.

February 9, 2024

Regional housing remains a blind spot for Federal Government: Haines

Addressing the housing crisis is one of the most important conversations for the nation right now and I am working to ensure the voices of regional Australians are front and centre.

February 7, 2024

Renewables could be a gold rush for rural and regional Australia

There are major opportunities this government must take up to empower regional communities to play a role in the energy transition and to truly benefit. Let this be a gold rush for rural and regional Australia.

February 7, 2024

Supporting bigger tax cuts for 95% of Indi

The evidence both across regional Australia and in Indi is clear. That’s why as an Independent I’m happy to support these bills that will make things a little easier.

February 6, 2024

Changing times, means Government must change their approach to fixing our roads

One-in-100-year events are certainly not one in 100 years anymore. This is such a critical report to build resilience in these changing times, and we must not let this report sit on the shelf and gather dust. This must result in action that addresses the problems that we are driving over every single day.

February 6, 2024

Leaving no one behind in cost of living relief

My question is to the Prime Minister. What new action will you now take to address cost-of-living pressures for these people?

February 2, 2024

Fixing community engagement on renewables is urgent and must be funded in Budget: Haines

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines urges the Government to fund measures to improve engagement with regional communities affected by renewable energy infrastructure projects in the Federal Budget, after the Government received a report mapping out potential fixes for current practices.

December 21, 2023

Strengthening tax and accountability

December 19, 2023

Federal Government must review road funding for regions: Haines

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has backed recommendations for the federal government to review its funding to local government on road maintenance to improve rural roads following natural disasters. 


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