Flying squads to support growing regional communities

  An elected Liberal Nationals government will restore the planning flying squads to support development and investment growth in regional Victoria. The Council Planning Flying Squad program will take the pressure off Victoria’s rural and regional councils which are under increasing pressure from rates capping rising costs and skills shortages. Announcing the policy in Lakes…

Opportunity to Celebrate Outstanding Women

Thursday 17th May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged women in the Murray Plains electorate to recognise outstanding local peers by nominating them for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Since 2001 the Honour Roll has acknowledged and celebrated the achievements of over 600 amazing and…

Community Harmony Grants Now Open

Thursday 17th May 2018 Multicultural groups in the Murray Plains electorate are being encouraged to apply for a grant to build social cohesion and community harmony across the electorate. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Community Harmony Program 2018  aims to provide groups with the opportunity to access…

Swan Hill Boat Moorings Need To Be Resolved

Tuesday 15th May 2018 The matter of securing boat mooring sites on the Victorian side of the Murray River at Swan needs to be brought to a satisfactory solution according to the Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. In State Parliament last week Mr Walsh raised the matter for the…

Labor Votes Against Cancer Rights for Firefighters

Tuesday 15th May 2018 In State Parliament last week the Liberal Nationals introduced a bill for presumptive cancer rights for firefighters.   Daniel Andrews and Labor voted down this bill. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that once again the Premier for Melbourne has sold out the CFA. “Daniel Andrews…

Kerang Doctor Shortage Raised In State Parliament

Tuesday 15th May 2018 Chronic shortages of local doctors is a problem rural and regional communities know all too well says Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh told state parliament last week that the rural township of Kerang is currently facing a critical shortage of doctors that could…