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…

CFA dispute Letter to the Editor

Monday 20 June 2016 Dear Editor Daniel Andrews claimed on Monday the role of the CFA is “sacrosanct” but his bullying actions are set to destroy the organisation. If Daniel Andrews actually believed his own words he would have stepped in to protect volunteers instead of selling them out to repay his union debts. The…

Country Fire Authority under threat in Murray Plains

Friday 3 June 2016 The Andrews Government green-lighting a takeover of the CFA by the United Firefighters Union is a complete betrayal of the brave volunteers that protect the Murray Plains electorate. A UFU takeover of the CFA would prevent volunteers from fighting fires without professional firefighters in attendance and lead to tens of thousands…