October 2, 2020
The Budget is about announcements. We need delivery.
Next week, we all will be able to measure if the government has listened to our local communities and invested in significant projects across Indi
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