• It’s official: Helen Haines is Indi MP

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    MOMENTOUS: Indi’s newly elected Independetn MP, Helen Haines (MHR, Indi), stands to the applause after the official declaration of the poll in Wangaratta on Wednesday. PHOTO: Mel Guy

    HELEN Haines stood with a wave and a smile to a round of applause as she was officially named member for Indi at a declaration of the poll on Wednesday.

    Supported by a few dozen volunteers, aka ‘the orange army’, Dr Haines was thrilled to launch off the election result to do her job well, a sentiment that 32,664 voters have faith in her achieving over the next three years.

    The first official vote on the Morrison Government’s tax cut legislation will be tabled in parliament this month and Dr Haines said she will fully support the first lot of cuts.

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