The Indi Weekly Scoop Friday 14 December
Posted December 14, 2018
Welcome news on National Integrity Commission
It was a proud moment to hear the Government this week agree to introduce a National Integrity Commission. It comes after Cathy, supported by Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and fellow crossbench MPs, introduced the National Integrity Commission Bill 2018.The next step is to make sure the Commission is strong, transparent and effective. Make a public submission to the Government’s proposed Commonwealth Integrity Commission here.
Action on childcare closures
A roundtable meeting will be held in Wodonga on Monday, 17 December to discuss the closures of five childcare centres in Indi. The roundtable will be facilitated by Craig Laundy MP at the request of Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, who was urged by Cathy to visit Indi to discuss options for maintaining the much-needed services. Stay tuned for more details on Monday and throughout next week.
Have a say about regional wellbeing
Submissions for the 2018 Regional Wellbeing Survey are open until 14 December. The responses support research to improves the wellbeing and quality of life for people living in rural and regional Australia. There’s also a chance to win prizes!
INDI IN THE NEWS
Towns cut off as deluge hits Northern Victoria
Significant flooding hit parts of Indi this week. More rain is forecast across the weekend. Stay up to date with road closures and warnings here.
INDI ELECTORATE OFFICES
The Wangaratta and Wodonga electorate offices are open until 5pm, Friday 21 December. The offices will then be closed for the festive season break and reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
We wish all Scoop readers a Happy Christmas and a wonderful new year in 2019!
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