Staying safe on the roads – 28/11/2016, Federation Chamber

Mr BROADBENT (McMillan) (13:05): Can I echo those remarks in regard to every electorate across Australia. I hope they have a happy and safe holiday. There is not one of us in this place—or probably in our broader communities—that has not been directly or indirectly...

Heavy vehicles take the high road around Leongatha

Major works providing an alternate truck route through Leongatha are complete, removing hundreds of trucks from the town’s CBD each day. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said construction of the $6.22 million alternate route had long...
Broadbent urges traveller caution

Broadbent urges traveller caution

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent is urging locals travelling overseas to exercise greater caution and to take out appropriate travel insurance. The plea comes amid a rise in the number of Australian travellers seeking consular assistance. “Safety should remain...
Volunteer Grants open

Volunteer Grants open

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said he was delighted to announce a new round of federally funded “Volunteer Grants” to support local not-for-profit organisations. “Community organisations can now apply for a share of $10 million in Australian Government grants...
Final funding approval for jetty

Final funding approval for jetty

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said final approval for $4.85 million in funding for reconstruction work on the Port Welshpool Long Jetty had now been given. “Today I received a letter from Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash announcing the approved...