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 3, 2024

Inaction on the housing crisis isn’t an option

Fixing the housing crisis will take the coordination of multiple levels of government, industry and community groups. But inaction isn’t an option, because regional Australians, who feel they will never have a stable place to live, deserve more.

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. 

December 14, 2023

Haines welcomes funding to improve phone and internet connectivity in Indi

Harrietville residents will gain faster internet and Lake Eildon communities will benefit from more reliable mobile phone coverage following round three of the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program.

December 8, 2023

Haines presses Government to act on regional mobile phone coverage

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has backed recommendations of a parliamentary inquiry into regional mobile phone coverage.

December 7, 2023

Project 365, promoting positive mental health

Project 365 promotes positive mental health. They encourage us to talk about ‘the elephant in the room’ – a message that many people across rural and regional Australia can relate to.


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