Safety Concerns for Twin Rivers Students

Friday 23rd February 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP is calling for a school pedestrian crossing on the Northern Highway Echuca to service the new Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School.   Mr Walsh raised the matter in State Parliament this week when he expressed the community’s concerns for…

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Scholarships for Regional Leaders with a Disability

Thursday 15th February 2018   If you have a disability and want to develop your leadership skills to the next level then the free leadership development program offered by the Disability Leadership Institute might be of interest.   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP is encouraging emerging and established…

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Liberal Nationals to make kangaroo pet food trial permanent

Wednesday 14 February 2018 A Liberal Nationals government will give Victoria’s emerging kangaroo pet food industry certainty and make the current trial program permanent. In Seymour to make the announcement Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said the Liberal Nationals will also expand the program to take in other areas where kangaroo numbers are out-of-control.…

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Regional communities to host Parliament under Liberal Nationals

Thursday 8 February 2018   Communities in Regional Victoria would host Victorian Parliament for the first time since 2012 under an elected Liberal Nationals government. Opposition Leader Matthew Guy and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh announced the commitment today at State Parliament in the first sitting week of 2018. The Liberal…

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Walsh Encourages Youth Parliament

Thursday 8th February 2018 Young people from across Victoria who want the opportunity to influence Victorian law have the opportunity to do so as part of the YMCA Youth Parliament program Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh said applications for the 2018 Victorian Youth Parliament Program…

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Neighbourhood Houses Call for Support

Wednesday 7th February 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has delivered to the Parliament of Victoria hundreds of postcards signed by local residents in support of regional Neighbourhood Houses. The postcards are part of a campaign by Neighbourhood Houses Victoria to have the Melbourne Labor Government deliver on its…

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Grants Available to Attract CFA Volunteers

Tuesday 30th January 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging CFA brigades from across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for funding to attract and retain volunteers. In what Mr Walsh has called”too little too late” the Melbourne Labor Government has announced the Enhancing Volunteerism Grants Program. The…

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AgriFuture Scholarships to Nuture Young Leaders

Thursday 25th January 2018 Young Australian students looking to develop their careers in agribusiness are being urged to nominate for a scholarship designed to nurture future leaders in the sector Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains  said today. Applicants for the AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident…

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Australia Day

Thursday 25th January 2018 An elected Liberal Nationals government will move to protect our communities’ Australia Day celebrations on January 26 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has said. Almost all Victorian local governments do the right thing except for three inner-city Greens Labor councils that appear to be obsessed…

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Show Your Pride on Australia Day

Tuesday 23 January 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged residents to get involved in their community on Australia Day to celebrate all that is good about life in Australia. Mr Walsh said January 26 was a chance for everyone to express national pride and to acknowledge our…

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Liberal Nationals commit to tackling cross-border problems

Friday 19 January 2018   Communities along Victoria’s state borders will benefit from the services of a dedicated Cross Border Commissioner under an elected Liberal Nationals government. People living and working in Victoria’s border communities alongside New South Wales and South Australia face unique problems including with access to services licencing and coordination of emergency…

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Duck hunting season

Wednesday 17 January 2018 Daniel Andrews has ignored his own consultation process by imposing new restrictions on Victorian hunters in the 2018 duck season. The Andrews Labor Government has taken no notice of advice from informed stakeholder groups that strongly argued against the restrictions. Victorian hunters legally taking part in the duck hunting season are…

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Victoria’s iconic High Country history immortalised in new Hall of Fame

Wednesday 10 January 2018   An elected Liberal Nationals government will help Victoria’s High Country communities immortalise their heritage in a new High Country Hall of Fame. Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh will announce the Liberal-Nationals’ commitment at Omeo this weekend at the Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria Annual Get Together.…

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