Local, Independant and Effective

Speeches - videos and text

Acknowledging leadership among Indi young people

February 20, 2019 3:36 PM

I welcomed the leadership team from Victorian Lutheran College, Wodonga to Parliament House and acknowledged the good work done by young people throughout the electorate, including the inaugural LGBTI ball in Wodonga last weekend.

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Timelines, more staff needed for NDIS

February 20, 2019 12:56 PM

A NDIS community information forum will be held in Benalla on 28 March. There are no timeframes for delivery of individual NDIS plans and insufficient staff to revise plans in a timely manner.

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Bill takes voice of regional Australia to Government

February 18, 2019 12:36 PM

The Office for Regional Australia Bill will develop an office modelled on the Productivity Commission to give the community greater input to regional policy implementation.

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Question to PM about policies and resources for regional Australia

February 14, 2019 5:20 PM

Cathy has asked a follow-up question to the Prime Minister, asking him to undertake to provide regional Australia with appropriate policies and resources.

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Will the Government commit to a regional Australia white paper?

February 13, 2019 8:03 PM

Today Cathy asked Prime Minister Morrison to outline his Government's response to the recommendations of the Regions at the Ready report including a regional Australia white paper.

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Indi petitions Parliament for rural childcare funding

February 13, 2019 7:53 PM

Cathy presented a petition to Federal Parliament from constituents in Indi calling on the Government to provide additional funding for rural childcare facilities.

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Succession planning for Indi

December 06, 2018 1:19 PM

Watch Cathy's speech about succession planning for Indi - keeping the seat orange and independent, and delivering for the electorate.

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JSCCR Final Report Speech

December 05, 2018 4:58 PM

Cathy made a speech about the final report on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, highlighting the need to give a voice to the Closing the Gap process and truth-telling.

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Question about regional policy

December 04, 2018 3:34 PM

Cathy has called on the government to provide an update of its response to the Regions at the Ready report.

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