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Cathy McGowan joins the Wodonga Wolves pack to support GF teams - 09/02/2015

February 09, 2015 2:35 PM

The Wodonga Wolves men's and women's teams fought out the North East Country Basketball League Grand Finals on Saturday, February 7. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, had a great night supporting the teams and presenting the winning men's team with the banner and trophies.

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How I vote - guiding principles for voting in APH

February 09, 2015 10:20 AM

People often ask Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, how she reaches her decision when the vote is put to Parliament on Bills. Here she lays out her guiding principles on voting and three major factors she takes into account.

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Various ways of assistance

January 29, 2015 10:36 AM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, describes the assistance she can provide to individuals and groups in Indi, from advocating to Government to letters acknowledging achievements and milestones

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Australian flag - our heritage, our geography, our history, our future

January 23, 2015 10:21 AM

The Australian flag is our most important national symbol, and connects us across the country. Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, explains what the flag means to her, and encourages people to think about what the Australian flag means, individually and collectively

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Question Without Notice - Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull - NBN satellite service for Indi

December 05, 2014 2:29 PM

In the final Question Time for 2014, Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, asks the Government when residents in Indi can expect access to the NBN long-term satellite service

90 sec statement - Benalla P12 College visit APH

December 05, 2014 2:12 PM

About 140 Benalla P12 College students, teachers and parents visit APH and receive a welcome from Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO on the second last sitting day for 2015. The students visited on the last day of their camp to learn about Parliament and democracy. Cathy also thanked the Parliamentary Education Office for their work in teaching students about Australian democracy

Adjournment debate - time for Govt to deliver on regional policy

December 03, 2014 7:48 AM

12 months on from making her first speech in Parliament, Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, calls on the Leader of the Nationals to take up the fight for regional Australia, to deliver infrastructure needs to help build strong economies and communities


DAIS - amazing not-for-profit service for communities in Indi

December 02, 2014 4:23 PM

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, tells Parliament about the high level of support and advocacy the organisation provides communities in North East Victoria and southern NSW

12 months on - look back at Maiden Speech, Dec 2, 2013

December 02, 2014 10:52 AM

12 months ago, Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, delivered her maiden speech in the House of Representatives in front of a sea of orange in the gallery. It was the first of 110 addresses to Parliament made in 2013-14, many of which focused on the community and commitments to improve telecommunications, transport, agriculture, education, health and mental health, acknowledge and work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Indi, and other important issues.

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