Population Policy Taskforce Launched – Walsh

Wednesday 16 November 2016 Managing Victoria’s population growth is the biggest challenge facing Victoria today according to The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh in conjunction with Leader of The Liberals Matthew Guy yesterday launched the Victorian Population Policy Taskforce which highlights the need to regionalize Victoria’s growth…

Labor fails to deliver sustainable hunting plan

Thursday 10 November 2016 Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today failed to explain why the State Government’s long-promised plan for hunting in Victoria is not being released. In question time today The Nationals’ new Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan asked Minister Pulford to explain the five month delay in the release of the Sustainable Hunting…

Woolies must keep promise to the Goulburn Valley

Tuesday 8 November 2016 Woolworths said in 2014 they would stand with SPC Ardmona suppliers “for the long-term” yet today there are reports they might break that promise just two years in. We were reassured at the time that the supermarket giant would “bring certainty” and “confidence” to farmers but now they appear to be…

Letter to the Editor (Wild Dog Bounty Backflip)

Monday 31 October 2016 Dear Editor Wild dogs destroy our livestock and native animals and take an emotional toll on our farmers. This is not new so it beggars belief that our city-centric Labor Government have spent two years dismantling Victoria’s Wild Dog Control program. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford wasted two years playing politics with…

Sustainable Water Management Grants Open

Thursday 27 October 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local sporting clubs to apply for grants of up to $150 000 to implement sustainable water management practices. A total of $2.3 million is available for sporting and recreation facilities in 10 municipalities including Gannawarra and Loddon Shires.…

Wild Dog Bounty Backflip

Wednesday 26 October 2016 Wild dog numbers are out of control because the Andrews Labor Government spent two years playing politics with an effective program set up by the former Liberal-Nationals government. Jaala Pulford was very wrong and very arrogant to ignore the advice of farmers who are dealing with the impact of devastating wild…

The Nationals To Celebrate In Cohuna

Wednesday 26 October 2016 The contribution of the Leitchville and Cohuna communities to conservative politics in Victoria will be reminisced at a drinks function next month in celebration of 100 years of continuous service by The Nationals. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the function was part of…