Russell Broadbent MP

Russell has lived in the Monash 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 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.

Helping Small Business Lower Power Bills

As the economy recovers from COVID19, the Commonwealth Government is helping small businesses to lower their power bills. From 6 July, small businesses across Australia can apply for a share in $9 million of grants under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities...

New Headspace Satellite Opens In Pakenham

From 1 July, young people can access better mental health support with the opening of a new headspace satellite service in Pakenham. The Pakenham satellite complements parent site Headspace Narre Warren and will offer services to support young people’s mental health,...

Dairy Grants to Reduce Energy Cost

Gippsland’s dairy farmers are encouraged to apply for grants that will help to lower their energy costs. Russell Broadbent, Member for Monash, said that energy bills are one of the big expenses for dairy farmers and the Commonwealth Government’s Energy Efficient...

Vital Funding For Leongatha Aerodrome

The Leongatha Aerodrome will receive a share of $41.2 million under the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Monash Russell Broadbent said the aerodrome would receive a reseal of the main run way as part of $975,000 project works. “The...

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Russell has lived in the Monash 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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