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Latest news: Eden-Monaro

McBain op-ed: Disaster deja vu

Kristy McBain MP, Member for Eden-Monaro, writes that Australia's government should doing more to prepare for and prevent natural disasters.

Nichole Overall is member for Monaro

Nationals candidate Nichole Overall has succeeded former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro as member for Monaro in this weekend’s by-election.

Snow business: NSW alpine industry needs government support to avoid disaster

Lockdown restrictions have lifted, but that’s cold comfort for the Australian snow industry, which cannot resume trading until mid-next year

ACT opens borders to patients from nearby NSW towns

All patients from the Southern NSW Local Health District can now enter the ACT for scheduled medical treatment without applying for an exemption.

Motorcyclist dies at scene of fatal Monaro Highway accident

A motorcyclist died this morning in a fatal multi-vehicle accident on the Monaro Highway north of Michelago that has diverted traffic.

No designated COVID-19 vaccination hub in Eden-Monaro

Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Kristy McBain, said she is “shocked and concerned” to learn there is no designated COVID-19 vaccination hub in Eden-Monaro for the first phase of the national vaccine rollout. Some...

Kristy McBain claims victory in Eden-Monaro by-election

Australian Labor Party candidate Kristy McBain has claimed victory in the Eden-Monaro by-election, with 94,000 votes counted and 4,000 left to go.

ABC cuts could be a key issue in Eden-Monaro by-election

A snapshot of the Eden-Monaro electorate by independent activist group GetUp has found many voters in the upcoming by-election believe the ABC is critical to the community.

Canberra activists urge Eden-Monaro to vote for change

A small army of environmental advocates from the Stop Adani Canberra group have targeted the Eden-Monaro by-election with their message for change.

Coronavirus source of democracy sausage snag

If you’re on the hunt for a socially distanced democracy sausage sizzle on Eden-Monaro by-election voting day, 4 July, your plans may have hit a snag. While current NSW COVID-19 restrictions technically allow...

Eden-Monaro candidates back rail project

Multiple candidates in the Eden-Monaro by-election have come together to call on the Federal Government to commit funding for a $3 billion freight and passenger rail for the region.

Eden-Monaro goes to the polls

On Saturday 4 July residents of the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro will go to the polls for a by-election brought on by the resignation of Mike Kelly.