Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Indi Weekly Scoop - September 25, 2015


  • Cathy visits the Upper Murray
  • Summit plans moving ahead
  • Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange visit
  • Mt Buffalo Chalet: rocky outlook
  • Consultations: Employment Advisory Group

 Valley Visits continue

Cathy will next week visit Kiewa, Cudgewa and Corryong for her seventh ‘Valley Visit’ of 2015. Continuing her signature community engagement, Cathy is keen to speak to as many people as possible on Tuesday 29 October to discuss key issues and hear from local constituents. Look out for the orange Cathyvan in Kiewa from 11:15 to noon, Cudgewa from 1:55 to 2:30 and Jardine Street, Corryong from 3:15 to 4:00.

25 Sep 15|Read More »

Indi Weekly Scoop - September 18, 2015


  • North East health and water lobby Parliament
  • Call for guaranteed funding for Multipurpose Services
  • NDIS rolls out across Victoria
  • “No freeze” on ADF’s public service employment
  • School participation promotes democracy

 North East lobbies Canberra this week

Wangaratta’s North East Health visited Canberra this week. Cathy facilitated meetings with key MPs and Senators to lobby for funding for the organisation’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Presentations – including to Senators Nash, Muir, Madigan and Xenophon, Catherine King and Senator Di Natale’s office – argued for regionally-targeted funding to support the unique needs of rural areas. Cathy also met with representatives of North East Catchment Management Authority and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and acknowledged them in the House. (pictured: Cathy with NHW CEO Marg Bennett, Assistant Minister for Health Senator Fiona Nash and NHW board chair Brendan Schutt)

18 Sep 15|Read More »

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