Duck hunting season

Wednesday 17 January 2018 Daniel Andrews has ignored his own consultation process by imposing new restrictions on Victorian hunters in the 2018 duck season. The Andrews Labor Government has taken no notice of advice from informed stakeholder groups that strongly argued against the restrictions. Victorian hunters legally taking part in the duck hunting season are…

Victoria’s iconic High Country history immortalised in new Hall of Fame

Wednesday 10 January 2018   An elected Liberal Nationals government will help Victoria’s High Country communities immortalise their heritage in a new High Country Hall of Fame. Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh will announce the Liberal-Nationals’ commitment at Omeo this weekend at the Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria Annual Get Together.…

Vic famers hard hit by chickpea and lentil tariff

Friday 22 December 2017   This morning I have spoken to Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to convey the seriousness of the impact of India’s 30 per cent tariff on chickpeas and lentils on Victorian farmers. Victoria’s chickpea and lentil farmers have battled frost hail and heavy rains in the past months. India’s decision to…

Christmas Message From Peter Walsh

Friday 15th December 2017 As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and the arrival of 2018   I wish everyone in the Murray Plains Electorate a very Merry Christmas The Christmas holiday season brings the community together to give thanks for our blessings and to share our hope for a bright and prosperous future. It is…

Crime up 19.9% in Campaspe

Thursday 14 December 2017 Daniel Andrews refuses to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency today show crime across the Campaspe Shire Council region increased to 3 545 offences in the year to September 2017 –…

Crime up 7.6% in Swan Hill

Thursday 14 December 2017 Daniel Andrews refuses to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency today show crime across the Swan Hill Rural City Council region increased to 2 357 offences in the year to September…

Christmas Card Competition

Wednesday 13th December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has announced the four winners of his annual Christmas card design competition today. Each year Mr Walsh selects two primary schools in the electorate and invites students to  design the cover of his  Christmas cards. ”This year I invited Leitchville…

Labor fails farmers as produce rots on dock

Wednesday 13 December 2017   Background Daniel Andrews continues to stand by while his union mates stop our hardworking farmers from exporting their goods. In Parliament today Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford failed to acknowledge the economic and reputational damage a union blockade at the Port of Melbourne has forced on Victorian businesses. Ms Pulford failed…