Funding Available for Sporting Clubs

Friday 16th December 2016   Sporting groups and organisations in the Murray Plains Electorate can benefit from the Round Two of the Sporting Clubs Grants Program which is now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the fund will allow sporting clubs to update their equipment train their volunteers…

Walsh Supports Neighbourhood Watch Funding

Wednesday 13th December 2016 An elected Liberals Nationals government will lead the re-vitalisation of the Neighbourhood Watch program according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh said an elected Liberal Nationals government will partner with Neighbourhood Watch and provide $2m over four years to fund locally based crime…

Labor Votes Against Bill To Protect CFA Volunteers

Friday 9th December 2016 The Andrews Labor Government has once again shown a complete disrespect to the tremendous contribution made by CFA volunteers according to Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. In State Parliament this week Labor voted down the Liberals and Nationals efforts to introduce the Country Fire Authority…

Liberal Nationals Shadow Ministry changes

Friday 9 December 2016 The Liberal Nationals Coalition has today made changes to the Shadow Ministry following Russell Northe’s decision to stand aside from the Opposition frontbench. The Member for Lowan Emma Kealy joins the Shadow Cabinet with responsibility for Mental Health Senior Victorians and Consumer Affairs. The Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh assumes…

Great Forest National Park

Wednesday 7 December 2016 Background A motion for a five-year moratorium on establishing national parks in Victoria’s Central Highlands was defeated in the Legislative Council today. The motion called for no new national parks to be established in the region including the Great Forest National Park until further work was done on the availability of…

Labor Targets Harvest For Vehicle Road Blitz

Wednesday 7th December 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says the Andrews Labor Government is unfairly targeting farmers and harvest contractors in a blatant revenue raising exercise for the government. “Since the beginning of harvest local farmers and contractors have been targeted by “Operation Big Wheels” – a police…

Labor’s $277m secret water report

Wednesday 7 December 2016 Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has refused to rule out reversing the north-south pipeline a project that would come at significant cost to farmers. A secret government report last week found reversing the north-south pipeline would cost $277 million require upgraded pumps and 14km of new pipes either under or over the…