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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ANZAC resources for schools

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said schools in McMillan would receive books and posters to educate students about Australia’s wartime history and commemorate Anzac Day. Mr Broadbent said schools would receive two books: Decision: Stories of leadership in the...
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Funding opportunity for McMillan bridges

Councils throughout McMillan have the chance to get local bridges in poor condition fixed with the help of direct funding from the Federal Government. Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said a new round of funding under the $360 million Bridges Renewal Programme...
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Karmai Children’s Centre opens in Korumburra

The Korumburra community gathered on Friday to celebrate the opening of the Karmai Community Children’s Centre, which will provide additional early learning and day care options in South Gippsland. Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said the project was...
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Longwarry interchange opens

Joint Media Statement 22 February 2017 A major safety upgrade to the Princes Freeway and Sand Road intersection at Longwarry has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $28.7 million...
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Karmai Children’s Centre – March 21, 2017

Mr BROADBENT (McMillan) (19:55):  The spirit of a country community skyrockets when they are doing something for their children. Representatives from all over Korumburra and district gathered to celebrate the opening of the Karmai Community Children's Centre. This was...

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Putting Australia first

Mr BROADBENT (McMillan) (16:20): I am also a proud member of the draper family, and the member for Brand and I caught up on that, as we were doing our work interstate last week. I am a very proud small business person as well, and the heritage that I and the member...

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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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