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.

Restarting the arts sector in Monash

Australia’s creative and entertainment sector has received a major boost, with the Morrison Government announcing that $40 million will be shared by 82 leading organisations across the country, under the fourth batch of grants from the $200 million Restart Investment...

The Lord’s Prayer

https://youtu.be/2MLXuMBp21Y   There is debate right now on the relevance of the Lord’s Prayer being recited at the beginning of each day in the Victorian Parliament. An attempt in the Federal Parliament to remove the Lord’s Prayer I opposed some ten years ago....

Victorian Business Support Package

A new jointly funded package from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will give Victorian small and medium businesses the extra support and confidence they need to recover from the recent lockdown. The new Victorian Business Support Package will deliver an...

An extra $1.6 million to provide critical child care services in Monash

Federal Member for Monash Russell Broadbent today welcomed the allocation of an additional $1.6 million to support vital child care services in the region and help meet the needs of local families. Mr Broadbent said 11 services will receive funding through the Liberal...

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Russell’s Speeches

Recognise and Respect Our First Peoples

I note the contribution from the member for Lingiari and absolutely respect his position on all of these issues and his experience in this area—his knowledge and experience over a long period of time, as he...

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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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