First speech as Liberal Senator for Victoria

On this most historic day for the Liberal Party of Australia, I am honoured and humbled to make my first speech as a Liberal senator for Victoria, or my second first speech as a federal MP, or—as Senator Ruston quipped when we flew into Canberra on Sunday night—my first real speech in what is clearly the superior chamber! However characterised, after so proudly serving for two terms as the member for Corangamite, it is absolutely wonderful to be back. In Read more…

17 October 2019

Regional Airports Program Takes Off

Joint media release: Michael McCormack, Deputy Prime Minister and Sarah Henderson Senator for Victoria Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the guidelines are now available, giving airport owners and operators more information on their eligibility for the Read more…

11 October 2019

Sarah Henderson to seek Liberal Party endorsement for Senate casual vacancy in Victoria

I announce today my intention to seek Liberal Party endorsement for the Senate casual vacancy that is expected to be created by the resignation of Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield. I congratulate my friend and colleague Mitch Fifield on his service to our state as a Senator, to our country as a Minister and to our Party as both a Senator and member of the Senate Leadership Team. I believe I have much to offer the people of Victoria as Read more…

27 May 2019

Thank you to the people of Corangamite

I am delighted that the Morrison Liberal Government has been re-elected with an increased majority. In Corangamite, with postal voting counting now well underway, it has become clear that I will not be able to close the margin necessary to retain the seat. From Leopold to Queenscliff to Apollo Bay, from Grovedale to Bannockburn to Birregurra, I love our region and the many towns, suburbs and hamlets which make up the electorate. It has been an incredible honour to serve Read more…

22 May 2019