Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Indi Weekly Scoop, April 28

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On track for improved rail service

Better train service is on the way for North East rail passengers. The Victorian Government will revamp carriages to make four sets of trains with a significant $15 million allocation in the 2016-17 Budget. This will improve reliability and comfort on the trains. Cathy welcomed the news and a commitment from Minister for Transport Jacinta Allan to spend $2 million on a business case for new rollingstock. Effective lobbying has delivered an improved service and Cathy will keep working with the State Government to get the train service up to a standard passengers in Indi deserve.

29 Apr 16|Read More »

Indi Weekly Scoop, April 21

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Win for local truckies
Owner-drivers in Indi had a win this week with Cathy supporting the Government’s repeal of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT). Cathy delivered two speeches in support of the Government Road Safety Remuneration Repeal Bill 2016, which passed in record time in the House and the Senate. There had been strong community support for getting rid of the RSRT in the wake of the controversial Contractor Driver Minimum Payments RSRT Order. Many owner-drivers contacted Cathy calling on her to take action. Cathy is committed to putting Indi first when voting on important legislation, and being a strong advocate for small business. She is proud to represent the many small transport businesses in Parliament. Video and transcripts can be found online.
21 Apr 16|Read More »

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