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Newspapers crucial for keeping Indi communities informed: Cathy McGowan AO 18/03/2015

March 18, 2015 2:13 PM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, encourages the Border community to tell Border Mail owners, Fairfax Media, how the newspaper plays an important role providing local news in the area, and any job cuts have the potential to impact this service

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Adj debate - Mobile phone coverage, a matter of life and death

March 18, 2015 8:03 AM

During an adjournment debate, Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, reads a powerful letter sent from a constituent in the wake of a tragic car accident in which a life was eventually lost. Mobile phone coverage can be a matter of life and death as this demonstrated when no signal was available at the scene

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QT - NBN rollout information for Indi

March 17, 2015 3:24 PM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, doesn't leave the Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, guessing about the focus of her question: when will more NBN rollout information be available for Indi?

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90 sec statement - Indi businesses need clear direction from NBN Co on rollout plan

March 17, 2015 3:13 PM

Businesses in Indi need to plan for the future and Independent Member for Indi, Cathy MCGowan AO, tells Parliament how the drip-feeding, or lack of, information from NBN Co is hampering business operators who need clear direction

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90 sec statement - Rivers to Ranges Community Leadership Program comes to Canberra

March 16, 2015 3:39 PM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, welcomes Rivers to ranges Community Leadership Program to Canberra. Community leadership in regional Australia takes a collaborative approach for communities to reach their potential

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90 sec statement - Albury Wodonga headspace improving mental health on the border

March 05, 2015 3:06 PM

Albury Wodonga headspace was developed through a strong community approach to improve mental health for young people in the region. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, tells Parliament about the success so far of the facility and the community support that continues to flow

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3 minute const statement - young people benefit from innovative education programs

March 05, 2015 2:12 PM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, tells Parliament about the positive impact that 2cool4school and Hands On Learning programs are having on students in Indi, helping them stay in study which vastly improves their chance of employment, and enhances their health and mental well-being

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90 sec statement - Wodonga Arts Space thriving

March 04, 2015 3:41 PM

Wodonga Arts Space, one of the many gems located in the heart of Indi, is a community space, an arts space, a performance space and meditative space. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, tells Parliament how the arts space is supported by Wodonga Council, wonderful staff and two volunteers

 

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Question Without Notice - Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull - current NBN situation in Indi

March 04, 2015 3:20 PM

Problems with the NBN rollout remain one of the most prevalent issues in Indi. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, calls on Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, to give details on the current situation with the rollout plan in Indi

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