Labor Must Stand Up For CFA Volunteers

Friday 22 April 2016 It has been revealed that Premier Daniel Andrews is considering a deal that would give the city-based United Firefighters Union unprecedented power to control the CFA. Nationals Leader and Member for Murray Peter Walsh said the UFU was demanding the ability to veto CFA management decisions a move strongly opposed by…

Family Violence Makes Me Feel Sick – Walsh

21 April 2016 Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh delivered a passionate response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence Report in state parliament last week. Mr Walsh congratulated the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence on her work and what she has achieved and offered his bi-partisan support to…

Sporting Club Grants

19 April 2016 Sporting groups and organisations in the Murray Plains Electorate can benefit from the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund which is now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the fund helps provide high quality accessible community sport and recreation facilities across Victoria. “Local councils are able to…

Tanker Upgrade for Swan Hill

18 April 2016 The Swan Hill CFA Brigade will benefit from the supply of a new Heavy Tanker being delivered as a result of design and planning works undertaken by the Liberal/Nationals in government. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Swan Hill tanker was one of 40 currently…

Tanker Upgrade for Kerang CFA

18 April 2016 The Kerang CFA Brigade will benefit from the supply of a new Heavy Tanker being delivered as a result of design and planning works undertaken by the Liberal/Nationals in government. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Kerang tanker was one of 40 currently being built…

Call For Parks Victoria To Clean Up Their Act

18 April 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has called on the Andrews Labor Government to fund Parks Victoria to properly manage the government’s carry-in – carry out policy in parks along the Murray River. In parliament last week Mr Walsh said that large dumpster bins are required at…

Adjournment – Camp Site Rubbish Removal

14 April 2016 Murray Plains electorate camp site rubbish removal Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The matter I raise is for the Minister for Environment Climate Change and Water. The action that I seek from the minister is that she provide funding to Parks Victoria to place large dumpster bins at the exits to the Parks Victoria…

Royal Commission Into Family Violence

13 April 2016 ROYAL COMMISSION INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE – REPORT Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to join the Premier the Leader of the Opposition and particularly the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence in responding to the motion to take note of the Royal Commission into Family Violence report before the house today. I…

Labor Offers No Answers On Echuca Rail

24 March 2016 The Andrews Labor Government has refused to say whether it will undertake $1 million of planned bridge upgrades and timetable improvements on the Echuca to Bendigo rail line. It has taken almost a year for Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan to respond to questions on the rail improvements asked by Leader of…