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 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.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $200 MILLION REGIONAL FUNDING ROUND

Communities across our region are invited to apply for a share in $200 million under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Member for McMillan, Russell Broadbent said the projects delivered under Round 3 will ensure regional and remote...

REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIAL TO BOOST JOBS ACROSS McMILLAN

A new trial program which will help empower local communities to design and implement local solutions to unemployment commences in the region this week. The Coalition Government’s $18.4 million Regional Employment Trials recognises that partnering with local...

New Cystic Fibrosis medicine added to PBS

The Morrison Government will subsidise a life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine which significantly extends the lives of patients while saving families up to a quarter of a million dollars a year. Orkambi® will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)...

Investing in sport infrastructure to build stronger communities

Member for McMillan, Russell Broadbent has encouraged local sporting groups across McMillan to apply for funding from a national $29.7 million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure. The Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program has been...

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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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