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Then and Now – Cathy McGowan AO

Then and Now – Cathy McGowan AO

Cathy McGowan AO   In 2013, a group of community leaders in north east Victoria came to a decision. It was time to address the inaction, the incompetence, and the lack of accountability existing in their federal politics. At a deeply personal level, they were...

The Art of Independence-Dianah Walter

The Art of Independence-Dianah Walter

Dianah Walter   The word Parliament has its origins from the French and comes from the word ‘parler’ meaning 'to talk'. In our South Australian Parliament, a truly independent member must do so much more than talk. I was recently asked why I was “bothering” to...