Labor backs eBay over Victoria’s rural businesses

Wednesday 4 January 2016   Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford is beefing up the pockets of global corporations over Victorian small business as she implements her go-it-alone eID scheme Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh has said. Ms Pulford told The Weekly Times today: “there is no requirement to buy gear other than subsidised electronic tags…

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Lockington Primary School Design Christmas Cards for Local MP

18 December 2015 Two primary schools students from Lockington Consolidated Primary School have designed the Christmas card for Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains MP Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh said that each Christmas season he invites two local primary schools to be involved in the “Design my Christmas Card”competition. “All students are…

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More Full-Time Job Losses Across North-West Victoria

18 December 2015 Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today show 13 812 full-time jobs have been lost in north-west Victoria since Daniel Andrews came to office. The number of people in full-time jobs in the North-West Region has fallen from 51 372 in December 2014 to 37 560 in November 2015. The local unemployment…

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Kyabram Clubs Share in Sport and Rec Grants

  15 December 2015 Kyabram sporting clubs will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Nationals Member said the grants help clubs with expenses that are necessary but sometimes not justifiable through tight budgets. “It is…

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Local Clubs Share in Sport and Rec Grants – Swan Hill

  15 December 2015 Local sporting clubs in the Swan Hill area will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Nationals Member said the grants help clubs with expenses that are necessary but sometimes not justifiable…

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Local Clubs Share in Sports Grants – Gannawarra

15 December 2015 Local sporting clubs will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Nationals Member said the grants help clubs with expenses that are necessary but sometimes not justifiable through tight budgets. “It is vital…

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Christmas Carols Off the Curriculum

15 December 2015 Students at Victorian Government schools will be stopped from learning or singing a wide selection of Christmas carols under new guidelines issued by the Melbourne Labor Government. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the restrictions are contained in a Fact Sheet sent out to school principals…

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Multicultural Grants Now Open

  14 December 2015 Multicultural groups in the Murray Plains electorate are being encouraged to apply for a  grant to run multicultural celebrations festivals and events across the electorate. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Multicultural Festivals and Events Funding (MFE) Program 2015-16 provided groups with the opportunity…

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Undera Primary School Students Design Christmas Cards for MP

14 December 2015 Two primary schools students from Undera Primary School have designed the Christmas card for Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains MP Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh said that each Christmas season he invites two local primary schools to be involved in the “Design my Christmas Card”competition. “All students are encouraged…

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Discount Card for Working Seniors

9 December 2015 The Victorian Seniors Card has been expanded to provide business discounts to Victorians aged 60 and over and still working full time. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the new Seniors Business Discount Card was part of Victoria’s Seniors Participation Action Plan supported by the Liberal-National…

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Why Not Wi Fi for Regional Commuters

8 December 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government’s announcement to cancel planned free Wi-Fi on V/line trains is another low blow to regional and rural commuters  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. “Daniel Andrews has not only cut the Country Roads and Bridges Program but now he’s betraying regional…

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Tongala Primary School Petitions for Portable

4 December 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government has refused a request to provide a mod 5 portable/relocatable classroom to cater for Tongala Primary School’s increasing student enrolments. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains met with school council members today to distribute a petition protesting against this unfair decision. Mr Walsh said that…

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Tongala Primary School Petitions for a Portable

4 December 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government has refused a request to provide a mod 5 portable/relocatable classroom to cater for Tongala Primary School’s increasing student enrolments. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains met with school council members today to distribute a petition protesting against this unfair decision. Mr Walsh said that…

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Letter to the Editor – Parole

Dear Editor   The Liberal Nationals Coalition in government will make it law so that any convicted murderer is prevented from being released on parole if they have not provided police with the details on where the body of their victim is located. A convicted murderer cannot claim to be remorseful or rehabilitated if they…

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