Labor must end duck season uncertainty

Tuesday 12 January 2016 The Andrews Labor Government should stop stalling and decide whether it will hold a full duck hunting season this year. The season usually opens in March. Hunters their families and business owners – such as supply stores and accommodation providers – should be given ample time to plan their travel or…

Labor backs eBay over Victoria’s rural businesses

Wednesday 4 January 2016   Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford is beefing up the pockets of global corporations over Victorian small business as she implements her go-it-alone eID scheme Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh has said. Ms Pulford told The Weekly Times today: “there is no requirement to buy gear other than subsidised electronic tags…

Kyabram Clubs Share in Sport and Rec Grants

  15 December 2015 Kyabram sporting clubs will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Nationals Member said the grants help clubs with expenses that are necessary but sometimes not justifiable through tight budgets. “It is…

Christmas Carols Off the Curriculum

15 December 2015 Students at Victorian Government schools will be stopped from learning or singing a wide selection of Christmas carols under new guidelines issued by the Melbourne Labor Government. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the restrictions are contained in a Fact Sheet sent out to school principals…

Local Clubs Share in Sports Grants – Gannawarra

15 December 2015 Local sporting clubs will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Nationals Member said the grants help clubs with expenses that are necessary but sometimes not justifiable through tight budgets. “It is vital…

Multicultural Grants Now Open

  14 December 2015 Multicultural groups in the Murray Plains electorate are being encouraged to apply for a  grant to run multicultural celebrations festivals and events across the electorate. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Multicultural Festivals and Events Funding (MFE) Program 2015-16 provided groups with the opportunity…