Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Benalla and Mulwala communities receive positive news for future


Months of tension for Benalla and Mulwala workers at Thales Australia munitions factories over their future have ended today with a great outcome. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO welcomed the Federal Government’s five-year plan to maintain Mulwala and Benalla munitions plants.

The new interim Domestic Munitions Manufacturing Arrangements secure about 550 jobs at both factories. The decision gives Thales the confidence to continue producing internationally renowned munitions.

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News from 117 Murphy Street, September 5, 2014


The Independent Member for Indi continued her fight in Parliament to improve services for rural people, speaking on two major pieces of legislation.

Cathy spoke on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 and believes the proposed changes will negatively impact rural and regional students and families. Respondents to the Budget Impact Tour in May identified changes to higher education as a major concern.


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