Breastscreen Victoria

Friday 24th November 2017  Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged local women aged over 50 to have a free screening mammogram every two years. The call follows the release of results by BreastScreen Victoria this week showing that 59% of the eligible female population in the Murray Plains…

CFA volunteers gagged in new low from Labor

Wednesday 22 November 2017 Funding for CFA’s main communication tool to volunteers Fire Wise will be reinstated under a Liberal Nationals Government Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said today. The publication which began in 1947 and is distributed to 1300 brigades was suddenly cancelled last week without explanation or consultation. Mr…

LOCAL GROUPS BENEFIT FROM EMERGENCY SERVICES GRANTS

Tuesday 21st November 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated local emergency volunteer groups who received funding as part of the 2017-18 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Emergency volunteer groups in the Murray Plains Electorate include : Kerang CFA  ($29 769.00) Lalbert CFA  ($1 333.00) Quambatook CFA…

GROUPS BENEFIT FROM EMERGENCY SERVICES GRANTS

Tuesday 21st November 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated local emergency volunteer groups who received funding as part of the 2017-18 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Emergency volunteer groups in the Murray Plains Electorate include : Bamawm Extension CFA  ($170 000) Echuca SES ($1 263) Leitchville…

Labor can’t explain secrecy on Animal Welfare Victoria

Tuesday 21 November 2017   Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has refused to explain her decision to establish Animal Welfare Victoria without any consultation with livestock and intensive industries. Questioned today in Parliament Ms Pulford could not name any stakeholders that were consulted before AWV was established. Industry and regional stakeholders including the Victorian Farmers Federation…

Have Your Say On Surging Energy Prices

Wednesday 15th November 2017 Labor’s Minister in Denial –  Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today continued her incompetent defence of the impact of surging energy prices to families and businesses across Victoria. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that in a response to a question in parliament regarding the rising…