LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Regional Victorians have paid a high price for Daniel Andrews’ mistakes in Melbourne. Resilience is in the blood of country people, but this second shutdown has smashed our businesses and communities. All because Daniel Andrews let the virus slip through the cracks of hotel quarantine. Refusing to accept the Federal Government’s offer of…

Licence testing resumes today

HAVING last week raised the matter of driver licence testing for the third time in Parliament, The Nationals have received an undertaking from the Minister it would resume today. But The Nationals Victoria leader Peter Walsh said now the “very overdue” decision to resume licence testing in regional Victoria has been made “it is not…

COVID-19 Community Update – Step 3

From 11.59pm Wednesday night regional Victoria moved to Step 3 of restrictions. It’s a much needed announcement for our area, especially for local businesses and those who have been socially isolated. While the changes are incremental, we now have more opportunity to get back out in the community and support each other and local business. I…

Open the gyms, we need them says Walsh

Member for Murray Plains and The Nationals Victorian leader Peter Walsh has taken the plight of regional Victoria’s health and fitness industry to Parliament. Mr Walsh said at a time when regional Victoria looks set to restart its economy, the jobs – and futures – of more than 40,000 have been left hanging in the…