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Release of scope of works for North East Rail Line long overdue

March 27, 2018 7:21 PM

Cathy has called upon the Federal Government to release the scope of works for the North East Rail Line. Her speech highlighted the rising cost to community and government with the failure to balance the requirements of freight and passenger rail.

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Have a say about access to mental health services

March 27, 2018 12:43 PM

Cathy has welcomed a call by Australians for Mental Health for a new national mental health culture and highlighted a recently announced inquiry into access to mental health services in regional and remote Australia

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Higher education one of the pillars of a developed nation

March 26, 2018 10:51 PM

Cathy has reiterated her plea to the Government to consider a regional higher education strategy that will underpin workforce development and promote economic growth. 

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A case study in community action for renewable Indi

March 26, 2018 7:01 PM

Cathy says there is a real depth of commitment from Indi communities to renewable energy. A case study in community action - Towards a Totally Renewable Indi shows how communities are working together to create a clean energy future for Indi.

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Indi embracing renewable energy, pumped hydro and battery storage

March 26, 2018 6:37 PM

Cathy has asked the Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg to outline how micro-grids will provide energy stability under the Government's National Energy Guarantee

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Regional Australia needs a higher education strategy

March 26, 2018 11:27 AM

The delivery of higher education in regional Australia is central to the prosperity of the nation. Cathy has introduced a Private Member's Bill in the House of Representatives aiming to ensure regional Australia has a comprehensive higher education strategy underpinning policy decisions of government.

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Indi shines for autumn visitors

February 28, 2018 9:59 AM

Tourism is increasingly one of the largest industries in Indi. Cathy has outlined some of the highlights of the autumn calendar in North East Victoria and highlighted the importance of infrastructure to tourism growth.

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Target greater diversity among honours recipients

February 26, 2018 7:43 PM

Cathy has acknowledged the nine residents of Indi who were the recipients of Australia Day Honours in January 2018. Her call is for greater diversity among those nominated for the awards with a 50 per cent target for women by 2020.

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Release the scoping study on North East rail line project

February 26, 2018 2:27 PM

Two recent stories from Indi constituents about delays on the North East rail line have informed Cathy's call for the scoping study into the upgrade to be released immediately.

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