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.

Budget Delivers Locally

Federal Member, Russell Broadbent has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s Budget that continues the plan for a stronger economy and delivers locally. Mr Broadbent said the Budget delivers lower taxes, local jobs, guarantees essential services like roads, health and...

2019 Community Heritage Grant program is now open

The 2019 Community Heritage Grants program is now open and seeking applications. Federal Member, Russell Broadbent, encourages any applicable groups in his electorate to apply for the program, which offers grants up to $15,000 to assist historical organisations. The...

Funding for more Local Drug Action Teams announced

Local organisations are urged to apply for funding to put more Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) on the ground to tackle ice and other drug issues in our communities. Round four of the LDAT program has now opened and interested community organisations have until the 7...

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...

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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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