September 22, 2020

Sunbelt powers renewables-led recovery plan

The Local Power Plan means lower bills, stronger energy security, and new jobs and opportunities for regional Australians. Now more than ever, that’s exactly what we need.

September 22, 2020

'Roadmap' snubs renewables and everyday Australians

I welcome new technology investment, but the federal government’s ‘technology roadmap’ appears to involve no plan for renewable energy, and no plan to ensure everyday people benefit from this transition

September 18, 2020

Indi Cockatoo # 18

Jump start with the Local Power Plan, vital bushfire support still available, Australian Federal Integrity Commission: together, let’s bring on debate, 800 dig into grants, Murrindindi $1.1 million grant is just the ticket, solar farm seeds community projects, U3A Myrtleford captures ‘a better life’

September 18, 2020

Bushfire support remains vital

Latest National Bushfire Recovery Agency table shows the extent of business recovery support across Indi communities

September 18, 2020

ARENA funding – renewables plan must work for regional communities

The federal government’s funding announcement $1.43 billion over a decade for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency is welcome news, but the package must work in the interests of rural and regional Australians

September 17, 2020

Government must act fast to stem jobs crisis

Helen Haines calls on the federal government to make strategic investments in the regions to create jobs quickly and avoid long-term unemployment risks

September 15, 2020

Gas subsidy plan is not right for Indi, or Australia

The Prime Minister’s announcement to spend taxpayer dollars building a new gas-fired power station and funnelling subsidies to the gas industry does nothing for Indi, where renewables will provide the jobs of the future

September 9, 2020

New data shows government must invest in Indi

Federal investment in North East shovel-ready projects will support economic and community recovery from the impacts of bushfire, COVID-19 and border closure

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