Have you experienced issues with the internet? Is your internet too slow? Angry when your internet cuts out just as you are about to submit a lengthy form?
Unfortunately you are not alone in the Bendigo electorate.
Whether it be in the heart of Bendigo, in the Woodend township or in a small town like Guildford, we are in the midst of a telecommunications crisis.Read more
We know that our future prosperity as a nation rests on giving every child access to quality education. This means having world-class early learning centres and schools, a strong TAFE sector and accessible universities.
Labor’s positive plan for schools will implement the needs-based Gonski reforms on time and in full.
With Labor’s Your Child. Our Future needs-based funding plan, students in the Bendigo region will be given better targeted resources, better trained teachers, and more of the one-on-one support we know makes a real difference to learning outcomes.Read more
Australia’s universal health system, Medicare, is part of our social fabric. It is my fundamental belief that no matter how much you earn, you should always have access to the health care you need.
I am proud Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world – not only are our outcomes significantly better, but our spending as a percentage of GDP is lower than the worldwide average.
Yet the Abbott-Turnbull Government is determined to see the Americanisation of our universal health system. The US healthcare system is famously unfair, costs more and doesn’t meet the majority of the population’s health needs.
Medicare is under attack from this Liberal Government.Read more