Residents wheelie sick of after-dark hoons

HOONS have taken over many of Echuca’s streets after dark and residents have had enough. And are blaming much of the trouble on the Victorian Government for not providing the town with enough police resources to effectively protect the community. A group of them have joined forces with Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh to…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Daniel Andrews has turned his back on Victorian producers. China’s unjustified decision to impose an 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley threatens Victorian jobs and our state’s economy. It clearly shows the cracks in Daniel Andrews’ secret Belt and Road deal with Beijing. Victorian farmers are being smashed by Chinese government imposed…

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in regional Victoria. Victorian food service businesses had planned to reopen to 50 people on Monday under a planned easing of coronavirus restrictions. Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the Andrews Labor Government had blindsided country businesses with…

Walsh fights for Echuca East crossing

THE numbers don’t lie and right now Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the numbers don’t add up. And he said ongoing indecision around the numbers is putting local schoolchildren at risk. Mr Walsh stood up in Parliament this week in an urgent bid to save the Echuca East Primary School pedestrian crossing. “According…

Agriculture Minister all bark and no bite on timber jobs

Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes has again refused to fight for jobs in Victoria’s timber communities – including those in her own electorate of Northern Victoria. Federal Labor has slammed the Andrews Government’s plan to ban Victoria’s native timber industry by 2030, with Senator Raff Ciccone telling Parliament this week: “Every single one of these jobs…