Easter Message

 30 March 2015 The Easter season is time in the electorate of Murray Plains  when thousands of tourists and families will converge on our communities to enjoy all the sensational holiday and recreation opportunities which we are blessed to call our own. The electorate of Murray Plains hugged on its northern border by  the mighty…

Echuca Moama Bridge

Friday 25 March 2015 After 15 months of stalling the Andrews Labor Government has finally approved our much-needed second bridge. There has been $96 million in the bank for this project since November 2014 thanks to the former Liberal-Nationals Government. It’s disappointing the city-centric Andrews Labor Government has stalled for this long but now they’ve…

Leader Pays Tribute to Dr Alf Bamblett

26 March 2015 The Leader of the Victorian Nationals and Member for Murray Plains has paid his respects to Aboriginal Elder and leader Dr Alf Bamblett. Mr Walsh attended Uncle Alf’s funeral in Moama today joined by former Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and former Nationals Member for Shepparton Jeanette Powell. Mr Walsh said Uncle Alf…

Dr Alf Bamblett

26 March 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has paid his respects to Aboriginal Elder and leader Dr Alf Bamblett. Mr Walsh attended Uncle Alf’s funeral in Moama today joined by former Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and former Nationals Member for Shepparton Jeanette Powell. Mr Walsh said Uncle Alf…

Local MP Getting to Know Cohuna

23 March 2015 The Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh enjoyed a great day in Cohuna on Friday playing golf and enjoying the Annual Show. Mr Walsh spent the afternoon playing golf with a tremendous team of local golfers in the annual charity 4 ball organised by local policeman Andy Rigg. “While I’m the…

Taking the Scissors to Hairdresser Red Tape

20 March 2015   The Victorian hairdressing industry will save up to $240 000 a year under proposals to cut registration red tape the Nationals Member for Murray Plains said today. The Public Health & Wellbeing (Hairdressing Red Tape Reduction) Bill introduced in State Parliament last week means that hairdressers and make-up businesses will only…

Danny O’Brien

March 19 2015 Today I formally welcome The Nationals’ new Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien who was sworn into Parliament this morning. Danny will be a dedicated local champion for the communities of Gippsland South making sure their voices are heard in the Victorian Parliament. Danny encapsulates everything that I believe an MP should…

Labor re-writes history on wild dogs

March 18 2015 Yet again the Andrews Labor Government is re-writing history to hide the fact it’s doing absolutely nothing for regional Victoria. Today in the Weekly Times Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has misled the public by claiming she was delivering “what the Coalition couldn’t” through so-called “legislative changes” to allow mobile wild dog…