Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Indi Weekly Scoop, May 15, 2015


  • Budget Impact Tour underway
  • Regional Australia wins in Budget
  • APH visit inspires
  • Indi ag news
  • Manufacturing and Farming –Indi ‘Position Perfect’
  • Kitchen Table Conversations – get involved
  • Mobile Service comes to Indi

With the 2015-16 Budget handed down, the 2015 Budget Impact Tour #indiBIT15 has started. Everyone in Indi is invited to participate. All the information you need – BIT survey, how to volunteer, Listening Posts – is online. See Listening Post schedule below. Community consultation remains an important commitment for Cathy. People now have the confidence to speak up about issues with the knowledge their voice will be heard in Government. The BIT report will be launched on Friday, June 12, and presented to Parliament and key ministers and senators.

15 May 15|Read More »

Indi Weekly Scoop, May 8, 2015


  • Out and about in Indi – King Valley
  • Telecommunications review important for Indi
  • Public Safety study – have your say
  • Budget beckons
  • Wodonga community plants positive seeds
  • Solar panels bear fruit
  • Volunteer Week 11-17 May 
  • Manufacturing and Farming – the future for Indi
  • Happy Mother’s Day! 

Trains and telecommunications continue to be the main issues for people in the King Valley. Cathy visited Oxley, Moyhu and Whitfield and heard how poor mobile reception and internet are hampering business in the area. Train users told her the service still needs improving. When she returns to Parliament, Cathy will renew her fight with the relevant Federal ministers to get these services improved. During the visit, North East Water representatives met with Cathy to discuss the Moyhu Waste water project and plans to help community members with the cost involved per household. The King Valley CWA Women’s Dinner was a wonderful way to finish the visit. Cathy thanked everyone for the warm welcome and the lasagne!

08 May 15|Read More »

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