Nuffield Scholarship A Great Opportunity

Thursday 31st May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh MP is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2019 round of Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Mr Walsh said the awarding of a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions of achievements and…

Murray Basin Rail Project grinds to a halt under Labor

Wednesday 30 May 2018   Labor has derailed the critical Murray Basin Rail Project. Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan was caught out at the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) hearing at Parliament House this morning and was forced to admit the vital freight upgrade project had ground to a halt under Labor. Under questioning…

Funds for Sports Clubs to Buy Defibrillators

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Local sporting clubs are encouraged to apply for an automatic defibrillator to help save the lives of players officials and spectators. Leader of The Nationals and 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…

Grants Available for Crime Prevention in Murray Plains

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Community groups and councils can now access grants for local crime prevention initiatives across the Murray Plains electorate. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP today encouraged local councils to apply for up to $250 000 under the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund (PSIF).  Mr Walsh said…

Flying squads to support growing regional communities

  An elected Liberal Nationals government will restore the planning flying squads to support development and investment growth in regional Victoria. The Council Planning Flying Squad program will take the pressure off Victoria’s rural and regional councils which are under increasing pressure from rates capping rising costs and skills shortages. Announcing the policy in Lakes…

Opportunity to Celebrate Outstanding Women

Thursday 17th May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged women in the Murray Plains electorate to recognise outstanding local peers by nominating them for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Since 2001 the Honour Roll has acknowledged and celebrated the achievements of over 600 amazing and…

Community Harmony Grants Now Open

Thursday 17th May 2018 Multicultural groups in the Murray Plains electorate are being encouraged to apply for a grant to build social cohesion and community harmony across the electorate. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Community Harmony Program 2018  aims to provide groups with the opportunity to access…

Swan Hill Boat Moorings Need To Be Resolved

Tuesday 15th May 2018 The matter of securing boat mooring sites on the Victorian side of the Murray River at Swan needs to be brought to a satisfactory solution according to the Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. In State Parliament last week Mr Walsh raised the matter for the…