Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

Indi Weekly Scoop - November 20, 2015


Indi priorities in action

°         Mental Health – as part of her continuing familiarisation with the mental health sector Cathy chaired the Beyond Blue forum in Wangaratta last Friday night and toured the Kerferd Clinic on Thursday. The Mental Health Expert Reference Group is yet to hand down its findings. More here.

°         Climate change – in the lead-up to the Paris Climate Summit, local citizens of the Wangaratta Sustainability Network today presented a climate change petition signed by over 500 locals calling on the Government to take action. Picture above (L to R): Deb Goodson, Marg Brickhill, Helen van Riet and Cathy Oddie.

°         Transport and Education –Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, met with Cathy at Wodonga TAFE Tuesday. Discussion centred on education and transport needs for Indi. She also welcomed the increased support for TAFE and the Premier’s newly-announced Victorian rural strategy focussing attention to more targeted regions. Cathy used the opportunity to press the Premier for more action on transport and trains. More here.

°         Small business – Cathy is speaking tonight to the Albury Wodonga branch of the Certified Practicing Accountants’ organisation and discussing the needs of small business.

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Indi Weekly Scoop - November 13, 2015


Cathy at the Australian War Memorial for Remembrance Day commemorations Wednesday with Kevin Hogan MP (Page, NSW) and Wyatt Roy MP (Longman, Qld)

The Week in Parliament

Indi priorities in action

°         Regional Telecommunications Review recommendations must be implemented

°         Manufacturing in Indi remains healthy with Mars Petcare’s expansion

°         Cathy supports Indi calls for posthumous promotion of John Monash

°         Commending community: Tolmie TOAST community transport solution

°         Recognising producers: supporting the call for those who feed us and care for the land with a National Day of Farmers

°         Called on government to commit to mental health for all Australians, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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