Liberal Nationals to rebuild and restore Victoria’s iconic CFA

A Michael O’Brien-led Liberal Nationals government will rebuild and restore the Country Fire Authority (CFA) which has been gutted by the Andrews Labor Government.   The CFA has a long and proud history protecting Victorian lives and property, but has been gutted by a union-led takeover, with hundreds of CFA staff being stripped out and…

Details

Northern Victoria must be rescued from Melbourne

Regional Victoria must be allowed to hang out the ‘open’ sign now before it is beyond recovery. The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the urgent need is now “as beyond discussion as it is beyond a joke”. Mr Walsh said northern Victoria has been shackled to the shambles of the…

Details

The Nationals will stand by embattled CFA

Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says The Nationals will do everything in their power to rescue and restore the independence and pride of the CFA. Mr Walsh said last week’s latest resignation of yet another CFA chief officer must be seen as the final straw. He said the Andrews Labor Government has made promises…

Details

Melbourne COVID crisis holding northern Victoria to ransom

Northern Victoria’s financial future is being held to ransom by Melbourne’s out-of-control COVID-19 outbreaks, which is seeing new case numbers explode in the past week. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said Australia had a total of 47 new cases on Saturday – and 41 of them were in Victoria. None of them in Campaspe…

Details

Big win for Rochester Primary School says Walsh

Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said Rochester Primary School is celebrating the rescue of its school crossing. Mr Walsh said for a small regional school, which would never qualify for paid crossing attendants, a decision by Campaspe Shire to maintain the infrastructure outside the school is still a major good-news outcome. He said an…

Details

Local students encouraged to compete in Parliament Prize

The Nationals Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, is encouraging local students to enter the 2020 Parliament Prize competition. Mr Walsh said the Parliament Prize was an annual competition that provided students with a chance to experience the parliamentary process and raise awareness on a matter that was important to them. “This year the Parliament…

Details

Residents wheelie sick of after-dark hoons

HOONS have taken over many of Echuca’s streets after dark and residents have had enough. And are blaming much of the trouble on the Victorian Government for not providing the town with enough police resources to effectively protect the community. A group of them have joined forces with Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh to…

Details

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Daniel Andrews has turned his back on Victorian producers. China’s unjustified decision to impose an 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley threatens Victorian jobs and our state’s economy. It clearly shows the cracks in Daniel Andrews’ secret Belt and Road deal with Beijing. Victorian farmers are being smashed by Chinese government imposed…

Details

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Kerang

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Kerang and district. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns…

Details

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Kyabram

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Kyabram. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns have smashed…

Details