October 25, 2022

Important projects for Indi included in Labor Government’s first Budget, but Haines calls out lack of hospital and road commitments

Important projects for Indi have been retained in the new Labor Government’s first Budget after intensive advocacy from Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines.

October 3, 2022

Helen Haines welcomes introduction of National Anti Corruption Commission legislation

This is a momentous day and it has been a long time coming. It is the first time a Government has introduced a bill for an integrity watchdog to Parliament. Until now, all Bills had come from the crossbench or the Greens.

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 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.

August 25, 2022

Haines makes case for Indi funding in new Government’s first Budget

Helen Haines, Independent Federal Member for Indi has made the case for significant investment in Indi in her submission to the Government ahead of the October budget.

August 4, 2022

Regional Australia to benefit after Haines successfully amends Climate Change Bill

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has successfully amended the Government’s Climate Change Bill, ensuring regional Australia is explicitly considered in future government climate policy.

August 2, 2022

Haines to amend Climate Change Bill to put regional Australia at forefront

Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines will seek to amend the Government’s Climate Change Bill to ensure regional Australia benefits from action on climate change.

July 27, 2022

Labor must fund Albury Wodonga Hospital

In the last term I doggedly fought for a new single site hospital for Albury Wodonga, lobbying the former Prime Minister, Treasurer and using every opportunity to keep the pressure on.

July 18, 2022

Haines puts pressure on the ARTC after missed Euroa deadline

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has failed to notify the people of Euroa about its chosen design for the redevelopment the town’s track crossing by July 1, the deadline the government agency set for itself.


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