Russell Broadbent MP

Russell has lived in the McMillan electorate all of his life. He was born in Koo Wee Rup, and lives in Pakenham with his wife, Bronwyn. They have three adult children.

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Russell in Parliament

Russell has played a pivotal role in acquiring drought relief for farmers in Gippsland, securing the mobility payment for people with disabilities and giving assistance to small businesses in the region.

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Remembrance Day

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has encouraged the local community to pause on Remembrance Day (Saturday, November 11) at 11am and reflect on the Australians who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation. "I would like to encourage McMillan...
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Round Two of BBRF open for applications

Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has urged organisations to apply for Round Two of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with applications now open for funding to support further job creation and economic growth in regional and...
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Anne Frank exhibition at Coal Creek

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent opened an Anne Frank travelling exhibition at the Coal Creek Community Park and Museum in Korumburra on Saturday night (November 5). The exhibition will be at Coal Creek until January 31, 2018. “Let Me Be Myself - The Life Story...
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Instant asset write off for business

CLOSE to 300,000 Australian small businesses have taken advantage of the Coalition Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data, including 2800 in the electorate of McMillan. “The instant asset write-off is directly helping small...
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Healthy soil, healthy food

October 19, 2017 Mr BROADBENT (McMillan) (13:56):  I have been wondering why this generation of young people have so many illnesses or other issues that our previous generations didn't face. One thing we all have in common is that we all eat and drink. Is it to do...

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Lennie Gwyther statue

October 17, 2017 Mr BROADBENT (McMillan) (16:23):  I would like to seek leave to table the story of Lennie Gwyther. Leave granted. I'd like to speak to that. Congratulations to Leongatha on the presentation and unveiling of the statue to Lennie Gwyther and his horse...

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Russell has lived in the McMillan electorate all of his life. He was born in Koo Wee Rup, and lives in Pakenham with his wife, Bronwyn. They have three adult children.

Russell was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1990 for the seat of Corinella. He narrowly lost the 1993 election, however in 1996 was successful in gaining election to the seat of McMillan.

Russell has played a pivotal role in acquiring drought relief for farmers in Gippsland, securing the mobility payment for people with disabilities and giving assistance to small businesses in the region.

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