September 26, 2022

Joint Statement – Crossbenchers committed to delivering anti-corruption commission with teeth

As members of the crossbench in the House of Representatives and the Senate, we were elected by our communities for our commitment to fight for integrity in politics and hold the Government to account when it comes to delivering a federal integrity commission.

September 9, 2022

Aged Care Amendment (Implementing Care Reform) Bill 2022

It’s heartening that this government is moving quickly on the recommendations arising from the royal commission into aged care.

September 7, 2022

National Anti Corruption Commission

This is a once in a generation opportunity to implement an integrity commission that holds politicians to account and creates a better level of transparency and governance at the federal level.


September 7, 2022

Jobs and Skills Australia (National Skills Commissioner Repeal) Bill 2022

Across the board, in our large regional centres, in our bustling tourist hotspots, in small towns, employers are struggling to find staff.

September 7, 2022

Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave)

Family and domestic violence is an epidemic in our society and this is just one of many measures the government must take to address an issue that leaves a wide and deep scar across the lives of too many people, predominantly women and children.

September 7, 2022

Climate change and the Pacific

Nowhere is the impact of climate change more dramatic than on the frequency and the intensity of extreme weather events in Fiji.

September 7, 2022

Regional Housing is in crisis

We do not just have an affordability problem; we have an availability problem.

September 7, 2022

Re-open Benalla Centrelink

We need to ensure the people of Benalla have real access to the safety net, and I call on the government to reopen the Centrelink office as soon as possible.

September 5, 2022

Helen Haines awarded Alan Missen Award for work on integrity in politics

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has been awarded the prestigious Alan Missen Award by the Accountability Round Table, in recognition of her work to introduce a federal integrity commission.

August 26, 2022

Indi Volunteer Grant Program open for Expressions of Interest

The 2022-23 Volunteer Grants program is now open for expressions of interest from eligible community organisations, Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has announced.


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