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The Indi Weekly Scoop 15 June 2018

above: Cathy was in Kununurra earlier this week with the The Joint Selection Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (JSCCR). The committee will host further hearings in July. An interim report is due by 30 July before a final report on 29 November this year.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 8 June 2018

above: Cathy was in Katherine this week with the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (JSCCR).

INDI INVOLVED

Recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The Joint Selection Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (JSCCR) is in the Northern Territory this week. It will travel to Western Australia next week for hearings to examine the methods by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are consulted and engaged on policies and legislation that affect them. An interim report is due by 30 July before a final report on 29 November this year.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 1 June 2018

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above: Cathy was joined by Simon Gulliford, Dr Juliette Milbank, Mia McGaffin, Billie-Kate Rourke and Jasmine Hill at her Canberra office this week while Parliament was sitting.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 25 May 2018

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above: Cathy spoke to CEO Corienne Krich when she visited Junction Services last week ahead of applauding their service in a speech to parliament on Monday. (see story below)

INDI IN CANBERRA

Junction Services doing wonderful work

Homelessness is on the rise in Indi and Cathy this week spoke about the important work of Junction Support Services with those disadvantaged by poverty, family breakdown, social isolation, mental ill-health and drug and alcohol addiction.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 18 May 2018

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Young people in Benalla spoke to Cathy and had their say on the Federal Budget at a breakfast this week (story below)

INDI IN THE NEWS

Have your say – it’s the Indi Way

More than 600 responses to the 2018-19 Federal Budget have been received through Cathy’s online survey. The survey is open until 25 May and aims to get strong representation from across the electorate. Cathy hosted Budget breakfasts for young people this week, hearing from students from Bright, Mansfield, Benalla, Mount Beauty, Tallangatta, Wangaratta and Wodonga.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 11 May 2018

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above: Have your Say – It’s the Indi Way – the 2018 Budget Survey is open now until 29 May. (see below)

Have your say – it’s the Indi Way

What do you think about the Federal Budget 2018? It’s time to spend just a few minutes to complete the online survey about the Budget and share your views on a few specific issues. Go to the survey here. The aim is to get strong representation from across the electorate. So complete it yourself and ask your friends, family and particularly young people to do the same. The survey is open until 29 May.

Thousands of postcards have also been sent out to households in the Murrindindi, Alpine and Towong shires encouraging people to have their say on the 2018 Budget, as well as other issues that concern them. Community input is vital in shaping Cathy’s Budget-in-Reply speech.

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Indi Weekly Scoop 4 May 2018

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The Indi Renewable Energy Working Group met in the Wangaratta office on Monday, discussing plans for community renewable energy across the electorate including the recent case study, Towards a Totally Renewable Indi. Access a copy here

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Indi Weekly Scoop 27 April 2018

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Cathy with Graham Godber of Mansfield, Tom Ingpen of Ancona and Bill Roman of Bonnie Doon RSL during Anzac Day commemorations at Mansfield. 

INDI IN THE NEWS

Big turnout marks Anzac Day

Across North East Victoria, thousands of people commemorated Anzac Day at marches and services on Wednesday. It is a great privilege to represent and pay tribute to those who have served their country and those who continue to serve. Read Cathy’s message

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Indi Weekly Scoop 20 April 2018

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above: V/Line chief executive officer James Pinder (left) and regional manager Michael Brady met with Cathy in Wodonga today to discuss the North East rail line (see story below)

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Indi Weekly Scoop 13 April 2018

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above: Cathy joined Tasmanian Senator Nick McKim as a speaker at the Rural Australians for Refugees national conference in Wodonga last weekend. More than 200 people from throughout Australia took part in the conference. (see story below)

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