photo: All nine students from Edi Upper Primary School visited Parliament House this week as part of a trip to Canberra. They spoke to Cathy about their home lives on farms while learning about how Parliament works.Read more
Wangaratta resident David Maroney celebrated good news with Cathy this week after the Victorian Government committed funding to design bogies for VLocity trains on the North East Line. It comes after the Federal Government upped its commitment to $235 million for track improvements. We hope the bogies, new rolling stock and track upgrades will give passengers access to reliable, comfortable train travel.Read more
School visits show strong links to community
Projects and programs at Middle Kinglake Primary School, Yea Primary School, Mansfield Secondary College and Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School & Kindergarten were a highlight of Cathy’s visit to the south of Indi this week.
above: Cathy spoke to students at the Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School this week about the work of parliament and what it means to be an independent MP. Students will visit Canberra and Parliament House in October.Read more
above: Cathy and the community celebrate Buffalo River’s new mobile phone tower.Read more
INDI IN THE NEWS
State Government announces more phone towers for Indi
The Victorian Government this week announced funding for mobile phone towers that will increase coverage in Indi. The towers will be located at Buckland Valley, Carboor, Cathedral Lane (Taggerty), Cheshunt South, Cobungra, Kancoona, Lurg, Strath Creek, Warby Ranges and Woolshed Valley. More details about the roll out are to be finalised in coming months.Read more
above: Cathy with a copy of The Indi Budget Impact Survey Report for 2018, which is available now.Read more
above: Indi students gathered this week for the Youth Politics Camp at Beechworth.
Youth engage with politics at camp
Young people showed their passion for politics and leadership at the Youth Politics Camp in Beechworth this week. Cathy and state Member for Euroa Steph Ryan were among the guest speakers. Conversation about proposed voluntary voting for 16 and 17 year olds was among the discussion topics.Read more
above: Cathy met with Mt Hotham Resort Management Board CEO Jon Hutchins and Minister Darren Chester at Parliament this week to discuss options for expanding the snow resort’s potential.Read more
above: Mayors, councillors and CEOs from local councils in Indi visited Canberra this week for the National General Assembly (NGA) of Local Government. Representatives from Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Moira, Murrindindi, and Wodonga councils met with Cathy at Parliament House.Read more
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.Read more