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The Indi Weekly Scoop 27 July 2018

above: Cathy and the community celebrate Buffalo River’s new mobile phone tower.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop Friday 20 July

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.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop, Friday 13 July, 2018

EFFECTIVE INDI

above: Cathy with a copy of The Indi Budget Impact Survey Report for 2018, which is available now.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 6 July 2018

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.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop 29 June 2018

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.

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The Indi Weekly Scoop, Friday, 22 June 2018

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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.

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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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