September 28, 2023
Indi residents have seat at the table in renewable energy review
People from the communities of Meadow Creek, the Strathbogie Ranges, Barnawartha and beyond had their say as part of a federal government review into community engagement processes for new renewable energy projects and associated infrastructure in a series of roundtable meetings held in Wangaratta on Wednesday.
September 13, 2023
Haines criticises Government for voting against including regional, rural and remote Australia in the HAFF
“The housing crisis is the biggest issue facing regional Australia yet it is a complete blind spot for this Government. Almost one in three Australians live outside the big cities, yet I constantly have to remind this Government about how the housing crisis is impacting people in regional, rural and remote communities,” Dr Haines said.
September 11, 2023
Haines introduces Bill to kickstart housing supply in regional Australia
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has introduced a Bill to Parliament to increase the amount of Government housing funding that will go to regional Australia.
September 8, 2023
Free Trade Agreement must not sell out prosecco: Haines
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has called on Trade Minister Don Farrell to back Australia’s prosecco producers, as free trade negotiations between Australia and the EU restart.
August 17, 2023
Haines welcomes Housing Support Program but says regions must receive fair share
Helen Haines, Independent Federal Member for Indi, has welcomed the commitment by the Federal Government to fund critical enabling infrastructure to boost housing supply, but has called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to guarantee regional Australia receive a fair share of the investment.
August 9, 2023
Haines takes regional housing solutions to the Prime Minister
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines met with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Wednesday to present practical and sensible solutions to address issues worsening the housing supply crisis in regional Australia.
August 3, 2023
A bold vision for our regional health workforce
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has called on the Federal Government to invest in the future of the rural health workforce, by funding a plan to make Albury Wodonga the Regional Health Education and Research Capital of Australia.
July 31, 2023
Indi Volunteer Grants program opens for local community organisations
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has announced the 2023-24 Volunteer Grants program is now open for Expressions of Interest.
July 27, 2023
More than $550,000 awarded to Indi local businesses from Energy Efficiency Grants
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has announced 24 local businesses across Indi will share in $554,906 as part of the Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises program.
July 26, 2023
‘Understanding the Voice’ community forum draws full-capacity crowd
On Tuesday evening, Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines welcomed Minister for Indigenous Australians, Linda Burney, and Yes23 Campaign Director, Dean Parkin, in front of a full house at The Cube in Wodonga for the ‘Understanding the Voice’ community forum.