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Family Violence Act Amendment 2018

September 10, 2018 7:21 PM

The Family Law Act Amendment 2018 will help to reduce the enormous stress vulnerable witnesses face during cross-examination in court proceedings. Credit must be given to 'Eleanor' who had the courage and persistence to call for this change. I am calling on parliament to support the amendment.


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Response to new Prime Minister

August 24, 2018 2:34 PM

Cathy responds to the Liberal leadership change.

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Student groups in Parliament

August 22, 2018 2:19 PM

Student groups from right across Indi have been to visit Cathy in Parliament since 2013. It is a great highlight of the job.

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Supporting the ABC

August 20, 2018 5:33 PM

Wonderful programs like the ABC's Back Roads - which helps drive economic development and boost tourism in regional areas like Yackandandah - are among the many reasons why we should support the ABC.

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Question about Social Security Commissioner Bill

August 20, 2018 3:14 PM

Cathy has directly asked Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan if the Federal Government would support the Social Security Commission Bill she introduced on Monday morning. He responded: "...the government is not going to outsource our welfare system..."

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Aged Care Act Amendment

August 20, 2018 11:56 AM

Cathy spoke in support of Rebekha Sharkie's Aged Care Act Amendment during parliament today.

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Social Security Commission Bill 2018

August 20, 2018 11:48 AM

Cathy has introduced the Social Security Commission Bill 2018 calling for an independent body to assess social welfare payments to ensure they meet recipients’ basic needs.

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JSCCR Interim Report Speech

August 17, 2018 2:02 PM

Cathy is calling for submissions to be made to the JSCCR interim report to be made by 17 September to help the committee do what the people of Australia are asking us to do.

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Mansfield District Hospital

August 14, 2018 2:24 PM

Mansfield District Hospital is a wonderful example of innovative, high level care and community support. Cathy was pleased to tell Parliament about the hospital and its CEO Cameron Butler, Director of Clinical Services Margaretanne Hood, Board Chairman Phillip Officer and Volunteer Hospital Auxiliary leader Anne Mudge.

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