August 17, 2020

Community-owned renewables the pathway to prosperity

Regional Australia has the best renewable energy resources in the world and a boom in investment is already underway. Research shows that involving communities in renewable energy projects is the best way to maximise local jobs and lasting benefits.

July 29, 2020

COVID-19 and border closure: we must find a better way

Government should be working together to protect people and communities from COVID-19, but in this article for the public health journalism organisation Croakey, it concerns me that one state seeking to safeguard citizens within its borders should fail its nearest neighbours where we live as one community

May 26, 2020

Secret fossil-fuel led recovery plans deeply concerning

We deserve better than secret taskforces headed by executives with vested interests.  This is not the way Australians expect their Government to do business.

I invite all Australians to participate in a community-led renewable energy policy for regional Australia. We can shape our energy future together.

May 18, 2020

One year on – doing politics differently

A year after my election as the second Independent for Indi, I committed to tackling issues by “doing politics differently”. To me, this means listening carefully to community, delivering on promises, and being decent, honest and transparent about the decisions I am making as your representative.

April 7, 2020

Coronavirus response crucial, but scrutiny imperative

House of Representatives and Senate cross-benchers believe public trust is critical for the government’s health and economic response to coronavirus to succeed

January 15, 2020

Grasping the bushfire challenge

This summer of destruction must not become our destiny. We must look at the challenges and see not impossibility but necessity.

November 25, 2019

Democracy needs a robust media

The media’s capacity to seek truth is crucial to trust and transparency in our democracy

November 9, 2019

Transparency anything but clear

Voters deserve to know how political candidates are funded and who funds them.