Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Indi Weekly Scoop - February 20, 2015


  • Indi shines for Governor General visit
  • Student leadership in Rutherglen
  • Official opening of Gateway Health, Wangaratta
  • Higher education information forums
  • Community funding in Murrindindi
  • Cathy to hitch Cathyvan for Ovens Valley
  • Parliament resumes

Indi communities embraced the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove during their two-day visit this week. The reception at each event was fantastic and made the trip a memorable one for Their Excellencies. The benefits were extensive and will have a lasting impact.

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Indi Weekly Scoop - February 13, 2015


  • Cathy gives key Senators Education Forum briefing
  • Question Time – Minister Pyne gives assurance to regional students
  • Cathy speaks during debate on Higher Education and Research Reform Bill
  • Indi ATSI communities praised in Closing the Gap
  • MDBA chair Neil Andrew visits Cathy
  • Indi Funding News
  • Indi NBN news – 400 premises to gain from fixed wireless towers
  • Community funding opportunities
  • Governor-General visit - #indiGG

 Key Senators receive Education Forum briefing

Parliament resumed for 2015 this week. This meant a resumption of Cathy standing up for regional students, families and businesses against the proposed Higher Education reforms in Canberra. Fuelling the fight were the outcomes from the Forum on Regional and Rural Higher Education held on February 2.  Cathy took the findings from the Forum to key cross-bench senators, Ricky Muir, John Madigan and Jacqui Lambie to discuss the Forum outcomes and everyone agreed regional Australia would be impacted under the current proposal.

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