November 6, 2020
Results are in - Indi needs a better economic recovery plan
The clear message from my Indi Budget Survey was that although the Budget contained some positive measures, it didn’t go far enough to support Indi’s recovery from COVID-19.
November 2, 2020
Response to release of Commonwealth Integrity Commission - exposure draft
After two years of delay and eleven months with the bill sitting on his desk, the Attorney General has released his exposure legislation for the Commonwealth Integrity Commission.
October 30, 2020
This Royal Commission must be a turning point for Australia on bushfires
There have been 240 inquiries into natural disasters before in Australia. This should be the last. Now is the time to act.
October 27, 2020
Tabling of the Australian Federal Integrity Commission Bill
On Monday, October 26 2020, I introduced my bill to establish the Australian Federal Integrity Commission.
October 27, 2020
Town Hall shows demand for Federal Integrity Commission
Indi residents are sick of government’s delay on setting up a Federal Integrity Commission.
October 22, 2020
Bushfire funds welcome but way too slow – our communities need investment now
People in the Upper Murray and Alpine regions have been working for months to develop recovery plans. It is well past time this hard work was honoured by making the promised funding available.
October 8, 2020
More bark than bite in regional Budget statement
The ‘biggest Budget of a generation’ this week provided the government with the opportunity to invest in and build regional Australia to its full potential, but it wasn’t realised
October 6, 2020
Mixed Budget for our communities
The Budget includes welcome cash flow measures for small businesses and new apprenticeships, lacks cohesive vision for regional communities and detail on integrity commission funding, and misses an opportunity to support the Local Power Plan