May 16, 2023
Regional housing crisis needs Government funding to fix supply issues
The Government must invest in critical enabling infrastructure to boost housing supply in regional Australia, Dr Helen Haines has told the National Rural Press Club in Canberra.
May 10, 2023
Federal Budget funds Haines’ climate-smart farmers plan
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has celebrated funding for extension services to support farmers to adopt climate-smart agriculture practices in Tuesday’s Federal Budget.
May 10, 2023
Haines celebrates Federal Budget wins on home electrification and agriculture, criticises housing and regional development
Labor’s first full Federal Budget includes measures which will make going to the doctor cheaper and lower electricity bills for those doing it tough, but Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines says there isn’t enough action on housing or enough funding for the regions.
March 27, 2023
Haines introduces Bill to reduce cost of solar home batteries
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines will on Monday introduce a Bill to reduce the cost of home batteries, bringing down both household power bills and emissions.
March 22, 2023
Farming groups back Haines’ climate support plan
Industry leaders from the National Farmers Federation and Farmers for Climate Action have stood with Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines and joined her call for government support for farmers as they reduce emissions and take action on climate change.
March 20, 2023
Haines pressures Government to offer support for farmers on climate change
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has moved a motion in the House of Representatives calling on the Parliament to act on the threat posed to Australia’s agricultural sector by climate change and to take action to support farmers.
February 28, 2023
Haines launches plan to support farmers take action on climate change
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines says the Government must support farmers to reduce emissions and access lucrative carbon markets, launching a plan to give practical support and advice through a network of extension officers.
February 24, 2023
Case for Indi funding made to Treasurer ahead of Federal Budget
The Federal Government must invest in roads, housing and community infrastructure across Indi in the next Budget, says Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines.
February 20, 2023
Haines amends housing bills to better serve regional and rural Australia
Independent Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has successfully amended the Government’s housing package bills to include better representation of regional, rural and remote Australia.
February 14, 2023
More than $1.6 million in further bushfire funding awarded to Indi
Helen Haines, Independent Federal Member for Indi, celebrated the announcement of the third and final round of the Local Community Projects Grants program, which was jointly funded by the Victorian and Federal Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.