Quambatook School

Closure of Quambatook School

Monday 20th March 2017 Comment from Peter Walsh MP Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh visited Quambatook recently in response to the closure of the Quambatook Group School. “I had received correspondence from passionate local advocate Chelle Espagne and it was good to call in personally and talk with her…

Heyfield mill

Friday 17 March 2017   The Andrews Government has disgracefully abandoned 260 workers at Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ Heyfield mill by failing to guarantee a viable timber supply. Labor’s half-baked offer to purchase the mill at the 11th hour again confirms Daniel Andrews has no problem playing political games with Victorian jobs. Instead Daniel Andrews has…

Men’s Shed Funding Available

Wednesday 15th March 2017 The 2017 Men’s Shed Funding Round is now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said grants of up to $60 000 are now available to construct a new men’s shed   redevelop an existing shed or co-locate a  shed. Mr Walsh said refurbishment grants of up to…

Min-Co must examine SA’s barrages

Wednesday 15 March 2017 Background Building a Lock Zero at Wellington before water from the Murray River flows into South Australia’s Lower Lakes should be on the agenda for Friday’s Ministerial Council in Mildura. Five barrages are installed through the Lower Lakes system downstream from Lake Alexandrina. Up to 950GL of water is lost each…

$1M in Grants to Amazing Australians

Tuesday 14th March 2017 AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – and Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging people across the Murray Plains electorate to apply. The grants program is open to individuals of all ages walks…

Rochester

All Talk No Action on Bendigo Echuca line

Thursday 9th March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has slammed the Labor Government’s announcement of yet another investigation into rail services on the Bendigo line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan this week announced a study investigating how to use local transport to improve access to local employment…

Energy Relief Off Labor’s Small Business Agenda

Thursday 9th March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that relief on skyrocketing gas and electricity prices for regional small businesses has been pushed to the backburner by the Andrews Government. Small Business Minister Philip Dalidakis refused to answer questions in Parliament today on whether his department was…