Swan Hill Businesses Say Holiday Will Cost Them

25 September 2015 Swan Hill businesses are overwhelmingly opposed to the introduction of Melbourne Labor’s AFL grand final parade public holiday a new survey has found. The survey published on the website of Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh shows the holiday will be costly for local businesses. “The Grand…

Fire Services Review Submissions Being Kept Secret

22 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government should immediately release all non-confidential submissions made to the Fire Services Review to the public. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said despite the government promising to make the submissions available online they are now being kept a secret until the review is complete. “If…

Disability Self Help Grants Now Available

22 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged disability self-help groups to apply for grants of up to $10 000 to increase the independence and community participation of people with disabilities. “Grant funding is provided for a variety of practical purposes including general expenses running costs and…

Country Football and Netball Grants Open

22 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged grassroots football and netball clubs and umpiring organisations to apply for grants of up to $100 000 to improve their facilities. Applications for the l2015-16 round of The Country Football and Netball Program are now open and will close on…

Aboriginal Flag Flies at Parliament House

15 September 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (By leave) – As the Leader of The Nationals the party dedicated to representing the people of rural and regional Victoria I am very pleased to rise today to speak on this historic occasion. I know today’s events at Parliament House will be well received by our rural and regional communities…

Bridging The Gap

11 September 2015 Motivation inspiration and life changing advice from an impressive variety of services was provided to Echuca Moama students at the Echuca Moama Youth Expo – “Bridging the Gap” held in the Stubberfield Stadium today. The Expo is a key initiative of Campaspe Cohuna Local Learning and Employment Network (CCLLEN) under the guidance…

Michael Neoh endorsed in South-West Coast

11 September 2015 Warrnambool Mayor Michael Neoh has been endorsed as The Nationals candidate for the South West Coast by-election. Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Mr Neoh was a proven local leader who listens and delivers for his community. “Michael is a high-calibre candidate who has a track record of action and results…

$10 000 Grant To Light Up Atkinson Park

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund solar lighting in the Atkinson Park precinct to prevent anti-social behavior and increase community safety. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the Shire of Gannawarra for their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $10…