Members Statement – Kow Swamp

Members Statement – Kow Swamp I raise the ongoing saga of the Lions picnic park at Kow Swamp near Leitchville. The floods of 2011 caused erosion to start at this popular picnic area and given it is on the eastern side of Kow Swamp it is constantly being eroded further by the prevailing westerly winds.…

Adjournment – Wandella Recreation Reserve

Adjournment – Wandella Recreation Reserve Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:04:52) – (14 589) My adjournment issue tonight is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and it probably fits into both of his portfolio titles. It concerns the Wandella Football Club the Wandella Bombers who are just west-south-west of Kerang and play in the Golden Rivers Football…

Op-Ed – Murray Basin Rail Project

Wednesday 13 June 2018   By Peter Walsh Leader of The Nationals ‘“ Victoria   A couple of weeks back Daniel Andrews quietly dumped his ‘˜Getting Things Done‘ slogan from Labor’s government press releases. Around the same time sheepish department officers were being dispatched to tell our freight industry and communities in North West Victoria…

Rochester Sports Museum Raised in Parliament

Tuesday 12th June 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP has called on the Victorian Transport Minister Jacinta Allan to expedite work on the Rochester Railway Station to establish the Rochester Sports Museum. John Forbes an avid collector of sports memorabilia through a very long career with Puma…

Constituency Question – Rochester Sports Museum

Constituency Question – Rochester Sports Museum Wednesday 6th June 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (11:53:42) – (14 493) My constituency question is to the Minister for Public Transport and it is on behalf of the Rochester Lions Club which is developing the Forbesy Rochester Sports Museum. VicTrack Property advised the club in early March this year that they…

Freight upgrades off track under Labor

Wednesday 6 June 2018   Labor’s botched upgrade of the Maryborough to Ararat rail line has left the line in a disastrous state just five months after it was reopened. The revelation follows Daniel Andrews’ decision to put an indefinite hold on Stage 3 of the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project a project initiated…

Labor derails Murray Basin Rail Project

Tuesday 5 June 2018   Multi-million dollar investments by freight businesses in Victoria’s west and north-west have been significantly impacted by Daniel Andrews’ Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s decision to put an indefinite hold on the Murray Basin Rail Project. Today in State Parliament Question Time Jacinta Allan couldn’t say when the next stage of…

Nuffield Scholarship A Great Opportunity

Thursday 31st May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh MP is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2019 round of Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Mr Walsh said the awarding of a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions of achievements and…