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Speeches - videos and text

Time for action on high speed rail

December 04, 2018 12:39 PM

Cathy called on the government to commit to providing high speed rail for Indi and regional Australia.

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Question about childcare closures

December 03, 2018 2:45 PM

Cathy has urged the Minister for Education to convene an urgent roundtable in Albury-Wodonga, to outline options for maintaining much-needed childcare services in rural communities. Question and answer below.

More details here: http://www.cathymcgowan.com.au/childcare_closures_in_rural_communities 

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2009 Bushfires commemorations

December 03, 2018 1:02 PM

In honouring, acknowledging and remembering the 2009 bushfires, I shared the important report by Women's Health Goulburn North East that researched resilience responses to natural disasters. Read the report here.

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Being the change they want to see

November 28, 2018 3:58 PM

"A wonderful thing happened in north-east Victoria last weekend. People were the change that they wanted to see... never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world."

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National Integrity Bills 2018

November 26, 2018 11:59 AM

The National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 and the National Integrity (Parliamentary Standards) Bill 2018 is a package of bills to promote public trust and confidence in the integrity of Parliament, the public sector and the system of Government. The intent is to create a nationally coordinated integrity framework, with an emphasis on prevention, supported by strong powers of investigation to enable criminal charges or other actions in response to cases of corruption.

Response to Commonwealth Integrity Commission Announcement - 13 December 2018

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Question about Regional Education

October 24, 2018 2:35 PM

Cathy asked Minister for Education Dan Tehan about the government's plans to include regional education in its population strategy

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Wonderful things happening in Eildon

October 24, 2018 2:06 PM

Eildon Primary School were visiting as I told parliament about the students' love of their school, teachers and the the BMX track as well as speak about the thriving Lake Eildon Houseboats & Sales. 

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Getting things done the Indi Way

October 23, 2018 7:53 PM

Indi's communities are ready to to participate in the political process to develop their own solutions to the issues that they face.

“The Indi Way” is how we get things done in Indi and how we engage with politics positively to create effective, exciting and vibrant communities, full of opportunities. I encourage constituents to use their voice and make it heard in Canberra.

Check back next week to pick up a copy of the new case study!

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Let's remember to honour all soldiers

October 22, 2018 4:34 PM

Cathy has spoken about St Bernard's Primary School students learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander soldiers after reading the book, Alfred's War.

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