Human rights in Victoria must not be ignored

In Senate Estimates today, it was disappointing to see the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) ducking and weaving on the issue of human rights breaches in Victoria. One of the AHRC’s functions is to promote the discussion of human rights in Australia. Many Victorians have suffered greatly from the curfew Read more…

22 October 2020

Applications now open for grants to help regional Victoria’s environment recover from the bushfires

JMR WITH ENVIRONMENT MINISTER LEY Men’s sheds, conservation groups, community organisations, not-for-profits and traditional owners can now apply for grants through the Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and Habitat Community Grants Program to undertake on-ground recovery actions which will benefit their local environment. The $10 million Morrison Government program, offering grants Read more…

22 October 2020

Best of luck to Victoria’s Year 12 students

Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson wishes all local Year 12 students sitting their final exams the best of luck. “I wish all students in Victoria who are sitting final year exams the very best of luck over the coming weeks,” Senator Henderson said. “COVID-19 has presented additional challenges for each Read more…

20 October 2020

Environment protection fund delivers for coastal communities

JMR WITH ENVIRONMENT MINISTER LEY Coastal communities from the Bellarine Peninsula to the Otways will benefit from significant Australian Government funding to help them restore and protect the habitat and health of their native fauna and flora. Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley said the Morrison Government has committed $7.5 Read more…

16 October 2020

Premier, give Victorians the freedom to work and see their family

On Sunday, the Premier must abandon his disastrous roadmap and unlock Victoria. From the time it was announced on 6 September 2020, I have been speaking out about the economic and jobs disaster this would impose. (See https://sarahhenderson.com.au/victorian-government-roadmap-a-crushing-blow-for-many-victorians/). In my statement at the time, I said: While health restrictions to Read more…

16 October 2020