Federal Govt delivers what Andrews Labor Govt refuses to

Wednesday 10 May 2017   Country Victorians will get the vital investments they need after the Federal Liberal Nationals Government delivered for the projects that Daniel Andrews refuses to fund. Investments in rail and road infrastructure projects in regional Victoria and new agriculture initiatives for our primary producers were welcome commitments in Tuesday’s Federal Budget.…

Frontline Police Boost Needed In Kyabram

Wednesday 10th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling for increased police presence and numbers in Kyabram. Mr Walsh backed his call with statistics showing that between 2014 and 2016 under the Andrews Labor government crime in Kyabram has risen 55%. “The lack of adequate police resources…

Leadership Development Grants Open

Tuesday 4th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging emerging leaders in catchment and water management across the electorate to apply for a Leadership Development Grant. The grants aim to develop the skills and knowledge of the next generation of leaders in water management across Victoria. “In…

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Walsh Supports Swan Hill Students

Friday 5th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh visited MacKillop College Swan Hill today to meet with two students he has sponsored to participate in the ConocoPhillips Science Experience program. The three day program encourages students in year nine and ten to consider science engineering and technology as…

Closure of Rochester’s Murray Goulburn factory

Tuesday 2 May 2017 Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the closure of the Murray Goulburn factory at Rochester is a devastating blow for the town. MG announced today the Rochester plant which employs more than 150 people will close in March 2018. “Suppliers and local communities are living with the consequences of decisions…

State Budget Fails To Deliver for Echuca Specialist School

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh is bitterly disappointed the 2017-18 State Budget has ignored the pressing needs of students at Echuca Specialist School. Mr Walsh was particularly critical of the Andrews Labor Government’s failure to inject funds into this desperately needed new educational facility. “The…