Labor leading fox control off track

Wednesday 24 May 2017   Jaala Pulford’s lack of interest in the wild dog control program looks to have extended to the resoundingly successful Fox Bounty. “Under Labor a simple yet resoundingly successful fox bounty program has gone to the dogs “ Shadow Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh said. The fox bounty was introduced by the…

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Petition Launched For More Police Resources in Kyabram

Tuesday 16 May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh joined with business and community members this morning to launch a petition calling for more police resources in Kyabram. Mr Walsh said the current number of operational police was inadequate and that many people in the community were unsatisfied with…

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Labor’s desal disaster rips off customers

Tuesday 16 May 2017   Daniel Andrews is ripping off water customers making them pay for water we don’t need and letting Aquasure out of its contracted obligations. Melbourne water customers already pay around $600 million every year to Aquasure in service payments. The Andrews Government claim their so-called minimum 15GL order won’t cost customers…

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Labor Greens fail to support blackwater inquiry

Thursday 11 May 2017   The Andrews Labor Government and Greens MPs have voted against an inquiry that would have examined blackwater events and better management of water in northern Victoria. Significant blackwater events in the Southern Murray Darling Basin in recent years have had serious consequences for our agricultural industries that rely on the…

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Daniel Andrews Continues Attack On CFA

Thursday 11May 2017 Daniel Andrews has ramped up his attack on Country Fire Authority volunteers with plans to split Victoria’s biggest volunteer organisation. The proposal attempts to split the CFA into a country volunteer-only body which would see thousands less volunteers protecting Victoria. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said…

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Frontline Police Boost Needed In Kyabram

Wednesday 10th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling for increased police presence and numbers in Kyabram. Mr Walsh backed his call with statistics showing that between 2014 and 2016 under the Andrews Labor government crime in Kyabram has risen 55%. “The lack of adequate police resources…

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Federal Govt delivers what Andrews Labor Govt refuses to

Wednesday 10 May 2017   Country Victorians will get the vital investments they need after the Federal Liberal Nationals Government delivered for the projects that Daniel Andrews refuses to fund. Investments in rail and road infrastructure projects in regional Victoria and new agriculture initiatives for our primary producers were welcome commitments in Tuesday’s Federal Budget.…

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Leadership Development Grants Open

Tuesday 4th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging emerging leaders in catchment and water management across the electorate to apply for a Leadership Development Grant. The grants aim to develop the skills and knowledge of the next generation of leaders in water management across Victoria. “In…

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Walsh Supports Swan Hill Students

Friday 5th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh visited MacKillop College Swan Hill today to meet with two students he has sponsored to participate in the ConocoPhillips Science Experience program. The three day program encourages students in year nine and ten to consider science engineering and technology as…

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Closure of Rochester’s Murray Goulburn factory

Tuesday 2 May 2017 Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the closure of the Murray Goulburn factory at Rochester is a devastating blow for the town. MG announced today the Rochester plant which employs more than 150 people will close in March 2018. “Suppliers and local communities are living with the consequences of decisions…

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State Budget Fails To Deliver for Echuca Specialist School

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh is bitterly disappointed the 2017-18 State Budget has ignored the pressing needs of students at Echuca Specialist School. Mr Walsh was particularly critical of the Andrews Labor Government’s failure to inject funds into this desperately needed new educational facility. “The…

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Country Victorians duped on regional rail announcement

Monday 1 May 2017   Daniel Andrews and Jacinta Allan announced a $1.45 billion regional rail package on Sunday but have refused to spend a cent of state government money. The media stunt which has no plan no business case and no funding was badged as a “˜huge investment’. Just two years ago Daniel Andrews…

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