March 25, 2021

Cross-border work vital in our communities

Cuts to red tape so tradespeople and professionals can work both sides of a border is vital in communities like ours

March 25, 2021

Workplace inquiry must protect victim privacy

Parliament does not need to wait for Kate Jenkins’ review of Parliament’s workplace culture before we act and legislate to protect privacy of parliamentary staff and MPs making submissions. Confidentiality must be be protected at all costs.

March 24, 2021

Our regions need a fair go

We don’t want a government that does everything for us. But we do want a government that takes the reins when they need to. When the going gets tough you need to turn up.

March 24, 2021

Honour our communities' Inland Rail vision

I pay tribute to the people of Indi communities working tirelessly and fighting hard to make decision-makers think bigger and see the potential of Inland Rail

March 23, 2021

Prime Minister can act on integrity crisis

I asked why the Prime Minister won’t support amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act and my Commonwealth Parliamentary Standards Bill and act on Parliament’s integrity crisis

March 22, 2021

Renewables, not gas, will bring rural energy security

Renewables could be the best thing to happen to regional Australia since the wool boom, but no-one seems to get that in government

March 22, 2021

Pangerang House digital literacy extends connection

At Wangaratta’s Pangerang Community House, 120 people have trained as volunteer digital mentors and helped connect older citizens with their families, communities and services

March 22, 2021

Wodonga men's shed furnishes community

Increasing membership of Men’s Sheds shows what an important role these hubs play in our communities

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