Statement on changed restrictions for regional Victoria

Country people are at our wits end being dragged into the turmoil of Labor’s policy of statewide lockdowns to tackle outbreaks in Melbourne. While there continues to be no active cases of COVID-19 outside of Melbourne, today’s announcement of eased restrictions for regional Victoria is the news families, businesses, communities and the Liberal Nationals have…

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Scrap unworkable camping regulations on waterfront Crown land says Walsh

The Nationals Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, joined hundreds of landholders from across regional Victoria on the steps of Parliament; rallying against the Andrews Labor Government’s flawed camping regulations. Mr Walsh said the rally came just days after the Victorian Nationals passed an urgent motion at the party’s state conference condemning the Andrews Government…

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Walsh says we need to plan for tomorrow and beyond

The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, said he is still in “shocked disbelief at the sheer arrogance of the acting Premier and his head health honcho and their combined defence of Victoria’s never ending COVID mismanagement”. He said when rightly asked how he could defend Victoria’s contact tracing program, Professor Brett…

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Labor changes selling farmers down the river

Farmers fear they will be exposed to safety risks of unattended campfires and the burden of cleaning up waste left by campers under Labor’s proposed changes to camping on licenced river frontages. The changes will see landholders essentially forced to act as park rangers and campground caretakers with the responsibility of managing and cleaning up…

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