November 29, 2023

Now more than ever, FoodShare is vital to regional communities

Foodshare provides food relief to those who need it when they need it– it literally puts food on the table for families, young people and pensioners.

November 29, 2023

The Government needs to act on the regional housing crisis

Today, I am raising the voices of more than 2,000 regional Australians who have added their name to this petition calling on the Prime Minister to back my Bill.

November 28, 2023

When we listen, we get better results

This bill should embed evidence in decision-making processes and therefore should make a substantive difference in the lives of people who rely on government support payments.

November 27, 2023

We must bring communities on the energy transition journey

We need constructive solutions to deliver positive outcomes for all Australians, and I’m working hard to do just this, by listening to my constituents and working with communities and experts at all levels of government to shift Australia onto the path of a renewable energy transition done right.

November 27, 2023

Process is important and vital to upholding good governance

I can’t continue to support government contingent motions that ask us to rush through legislation with the narrowest opportunity to engage with the legislation in any meaningful way.

November 27, 2023

We must support businesses to reduce their energy bills

Getting this Bill right is critical as energy bill pressures increase and as Australia charts a path toward net zero emissions.

November 21, 2023

Additional roads funding must prioritise dangerous regional roads: Haines

I will be working to ensure our local councils get a fair and adequate share of this road funding, and that they’re not given short shrift in favour of larger, wealthier city councils.

November 16, 2023

We must nurture social cohesion, not divide this great nation

We should be doing everything we can to prevent unrest and division in our communities, and we should be doing everything to bring our communities together, centred around our shared humanity.

November 16, 2023

The Government has redirected funding away from regional road projects

The state of local roads in my electorate of Indi is dire. Regional and rural roads are disintegrating. They are unsafe to travel on. What are you doing to increase funding for regional and rural roads?

November 16, 2023

Haines criticises Labor Government over axeing of McKoy Street overpass funding

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has criticised the Government’s decision to axe funding for the overpass at the notorious McKoy Street intersection.


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