Schools Receive Maintenance Funding

Monday 24th October 2016 Two Echuca primary schools will receive funding under the Planned Maintenance Program  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. The funding will provide the two schools with a total of $294 000 to improve their facilities. The two schools that have received funding from this…

Dan’s dairy grants put more pressure on farmers

Thursday 20 October 2016 Help for dairy farmers struggling through the industry downturn is overdue Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said. “Daniel Andrews has announced grants that he said would extend assistance to our dairy farmers but there are 4200 dairy farms in Victoria and his program will only extend to 360 applicants ”…

Who Will Pay for Dan’s Pipe Dreams?

Wednesday 19 October 2016 Background The Victorian Government today released “˜Water for Victoria’ a plan for Victoria’s water supply. Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for Water Peter Walsh Labor’s water plan will see more people paying for Dan Andrew’s desal plant. Turning on the desal plant and sending water east north or west means customers…

Bills Introduced to Victorian Parliament

Sunday 16 October 2016 Dear Editor Bills introduced to Victorian Parliament week ending October 14 2016 Last week five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains electorate residents. The Bills are as follows: “¢ Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 “¢ State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016…

Storages hit 70% and confirm Dan’s desal disaster

Friday 14 October 2016 Melbourne’s water storages have hit 70 per cent today but Melbourne households will still have to pay for Daniel Andrews’ wasteful $27 million desal water order. Quotes attributable to Peter Walsh Shadow Minister for Water “Today Daniel Andrews has shown he doesn’t care that he’s forcing up water bills and making…

Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan

Thursday 13 October 2016 The people of Northern Victoria finally have full representation in parliament after Daniel Andrews backed down and allowed a joint sitting to swear in Luke O’Sullivan as The Nationals’ new MP in the Legislative Council. Daniel Andrews had been bullying the Parliament since August 16 but was forced to back down…

Volunteer Emergency Services Grants Available

Thursday 13th October 2016 A new grants stream to provide new equipment updated facilities and further education and training is now open to Victoria’s emergency services personnel. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program was open to brigades units clubs and volunteers from…

Money Available for Regional Arts

Thursday 6th October 2016 MONEY AVAILABLE FOR REGIONAL ARTS Regional arts presenters are being invited to share in $295 000 of grants under the Small Regional Presenters part of the Regional Arts Package. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the funding is available to not for profit arts groups…