Immigration – A Complex Issue

  I’m on the record as a staunch advocate for the compassionate treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. I’ve even crossed the floor of the parliament and voted against my party and copped the political fallout! However, our legal system has found that these...
Men’s Shed Grants Now Open

Men’s Shed Grants Now Open

As part of Men’s Health Week, the Australian Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across Monash to apply for funding as part of the newest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP). Opening this week, Russell Broadbent encouraged all Sheds in...

We Need a Smart Australia

In times of hardship, I always try to look for a silver lining. So, at the height of the COVID crisis last year, I was optimistic that the pandemic could offer a rare and much-needed opportunity for the nation to take stock and set a new vision for our future – one...
Improved Digital Connectivity for Nyora

Improved Digital Connectivity for Nyora

People living in Nyora can now look forward to new and improved telecommunications services thanks to the government’s Regional Connectivity Program (the RCP). Member for Monash, Mr Russell Broadbent today announced Nyora will benefit from new and improved digital...
Message from Russell and the 2021 Budget

Message from Russell and the 2021 Budget

Dear residents of Monash I’m writing this letter on day five of Victoria’s fourth lockdown, reflecting on where we are at as a community, and as a nation. The pandemic has resulted in many Victorians enduring great hardship and uncertainty. In these very difficult...