CFA Dispute Far From Fixed

3 August 2016 CFA Dispute Far From Fixed Daniel Andrews claims he has “fixed” the CFA dispute but in reality all he has done is create uncertainty and tension within Victoria’s fire services in the lead-up to fire season. Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) the representative for volunteers in the CFA dispute expressed concerns at…

Country Football and Netball Grants

2 August 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged grassroots football and netball clubs and umpiring organisations to apply for grants of up to $100 000 to improve their facilities. Applications for the current round of The Country Football and Netball Program are now open and will close…

Back to Work Failing Campaspe Residents

26 July 2016 The Andrews Labor Government’s Back to Work Scheme is failing residents in small communities across Campaspe the latest figures released by the State Revenue Office show. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh and Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader Steph Ryan said that just a handful of…

Invasive Animal Inquiry Seeks Local Input

18th July 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged concerned property owners to have their say as part of a parliamentary inquiry into the control of invasive animals on Crown land. Mr Walsh said the Victorian Parliament’s Environment Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee was considering the benefits…

Fred Hollows award seeks compassionate youngsters

14 July 2016 Nominations have opened for the first Fred Hollows Humanity Award in Victoria and Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging locals to get involved. Professor Fred Hollows dedicated his life to helping others saving the sight of disadvantaged people around the world. The Fred Hollows Foundation…

Labor refuses to detail plan for Vic dairy farmers

Tuesday 21 June 2016   Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has refused to answer how her State Government will further support Victoria’s dairy farmers despite her complaints that the Federal Government’s $579 million assistance package is not enough. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced a $555 million concessional loans scheme last month after Murray Goulburn and…