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.

Just As I See It: Home For Christmas

Three months ago, the Prime Minister said he hoped to give the gift of a home soil Christmas to Australians overseas wanting...

Councils And Community Organisations In Monash Called On To Apply For Regional Grants

Federal Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent has welcomed the release of guidelines for Round Five of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) and encouraged communities in the region to apply after the especially tough year they have faced with bushfires, drought and...

$70,000 Show Of Support For Farm World

Farm World will receive a $70,000 funding boost to help ensure they can bounce back next year thanks to the Australian Government’s Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program. Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent said the first payments under the Supporting...

Just As I See It: A Christmas Message

2020 has been a long and difficult year. So, what have we learnt about ourselves and our local community here, but also across...

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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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