Letter To The Editor – Pipe Dreams Wasteful

15 October 2015 Recently Bryon Winn wrote in these pages (Gannawarra Times October 13 2015) that Australia was not at the forefront in water technology.  On that we agree. Australia is indeed a clever country as demonstrated when our forefathers built infrastructure like the Snowy scheme and storages like Dartmouth and Eildon.  We have also…

Get Hooked On Fishing

1 October 2015 The 2015/2016 Recreational Fishing Grants Program is now open. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the grants program was a great opportunity for fishing clubs community groups incorporated bodies registered companies and government and statutory bodies to develop projects which would provide benefits to public recreational fishing. “The Murray Plains Electorate…

Funding for Sports Clubs to Buy Defibrillators

1 October 2015 Local sporting clubs are encouraged to apply for an automatic defibrillator to help save the lives of players officials and spectators. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program was now open and provided clubs with funding to purchase an automatic external defibrillator (AED) for…

Echuca Students At Risk From Labor’s VET Cuts

25 September 2015 School-based vocational education and training (VET) and VCAL in Echuca is in jeopardy as a result of funding cuts by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Daniel Andrews had axed funding for Echuca’s workplace learning coordinator. “Echuca’s local coordinator assist students undertaking…

Swan Hill Businesses Say Holiday Will Cost Them

25 September 2015 Swan Hill businesses are overwhelmingly opposed to the introduction of Melbourne Labor’s AFL grand final parade public holiday a new survey has found. The survey published on the website of Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh shows the holiday will be costly for local businesses. “The Grand…