Statement on Echuca Specialist School Funding

Monday 16 July 2018 Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated the Echuca Specialist School community for securing a long overdue funding pledge from the State Government. “Every budget since 2015 has been so disappointing but this community has refused to give up and we’ve raised the school’s plight at every opportunity in order…

Rochester Sports Museum Gets The Nod

Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today that VicTrack has confirmed that it remains committed to leasing the Rochester Railway Station building to the Rochester Lions Club for the establishment of the Rochester Sports Museum. Mr Walsh said that the commitment has come in a response to his question…

Letter to the Editor (Victoria’s agriculture exports)

Thursday 12 July 2018   Dear Editor Victoria is an agricultural powerhouse and we’ve built an enviable reputation as a region that can reliably deliver clean green premium produce to domestic and overseas markets. Our willingness to adopt R&D and respond to market demands and our rigorous biosecurity measures and export protocols have put Victorian…

Support for communities to combat Ice use

Tuesday 10 July 2018 Community groups can now apply for grants under the Community Ice Action Grants 2018 of up to $10 000 to help tackle the drug”ice” in their local community. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the funding will be invested over four years to support…

Girls Take To The Pitch At BLU Cricket

Friday 6th July 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh visited the Bamawm Recreation Reserve today to congratulate Bamawm Lockington United Cricket Club (BLUCC) President Paul Colbert on receiving a VicHealth Active Club Grant. The grants providing funding to increase opportunities for Victorians to participate in community sports clubs…

Ensuring a secure retirement for older Victorians

Friday 6th July 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says an elected Nationals Government will provide a better support for senior Victorians by establishing a Retirement Housing Ombudsman. A dedicated Ombudsman will offer senior Victorians the help they need to resolve problems including unfair fees inadequate repairs and maintenance…

Frustrated farmers want action on farm crime

Thursday 5 July 2018   Farmers grappling with the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of livestock and farm machinery have voiced their frustration at being abandoned by the Andrews Labor Government. During a visit to Jarklin today Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh and The Nationals Candidate for Bendigo East Gaelle Broad met with…

Road to Wandella Rec Reserve Raised in Parliament

Thursday 5th July 2018 The 4 kilometers of dusty gravel road that leads to the Wandella Recreation Reserve made its way to State Parliament last week. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP told the Victorian Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan that Wandella Football Club is…