Nominations Called for 2016 Young Achievers Awards

8 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is supporting the 2016 Victorian Young Achievers Awards by calling for nominations from the Murray Plains electorate. “We have so many very talented and community minded young people in our community who deserve to be acknowledged for their efforts and I…

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The Nationals to stand in Polwarth and South-West Coast

Monday 7 September 2015 The Nationals will stand candidates in both the Polwarth and South-West Coast by-elections. Former Member for Western Victoria Region David O’Brien has been endorsed as the candidate for Polwarth while nominations for South-West Coast are open. Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Mr O’Brien was a true local champion with…

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Public Holiday Survey

7 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh wants to know the electorate view on the public holiday that nobody really wants. The Melbourne Labor Government has declared a Grand Final eve public holiday on Friday 2nd October. This holiday will cost Victoria about $1b in lost productivity and…

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Local History Grant for Nyah West Primary School

4 September 2015 The lessons of the past at Nyah District Primary School will live longer and reach more locals thanks to the Local History Grants Awards. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh attended the school today to officially present the award to the school community. He said the Nyah District Primary School had received…

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Nominate Now for the Rural Women’s Award

  3 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local women involved in primary industries who are passionate about their work and their community to nominate for the 2016 Rural Women’s Award. Mr Walsh said the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDIC) Rural Women’s Award provides…

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Victorian Landcare Program – Have Your Say

1 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said it is in the interests of the Victorian Landcare community to make submissions to the review of the Victorian Landcare Program which includes an evaluation of the Victorian Landcare Facilitator Initiative. Mr Walsh said without strong support for the Victorian Landcare Facilitator…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy – Gannawarra

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging Gannawarra ratepayers to check their rate notices for the actual increase in fire services property levy (FSPL) for…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). With more than 20 000 rate notices being sent out to properties across the Campaspe Shire this week Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging…

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New Ambulance Station for Echuca Paramedics

Tuesday 27 August 2015 The redevelopment of Echuca Ambulance Station announced by the State Government today follows on from the new stations delivered by the Liberal-Nationals Government in Swan Hill and Kerang. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the current Echuca Ambulance Station was ageing and in need of a rebuild. “This announcement means…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy – Swan Hill

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging Swan Hill Rural City Council ratepayers to check their rate notices for the actual increase in fire services…

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New Police Station for Echuca

28 August 2015 Construction of Echuca’s long awaited police station is scheduled to commence in the coming weeks according to Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh visited the site of the new station today with his parliamentary colleague Hon Edward O’Donohue Shadow Minister for Police Corrections and Community Safety. “The two adjoining properties…

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Local History Grant for Cohuna A.P. & H. Society

25 August 2015 The triumphs hardships and characters that make up the history of the Cohuna Agriculture Pastoral & Horticultural Society  (AP & H Society) will live longer and reach more locals thanks to the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants program. The AP & H Society has received a $9 159 grant to create a…

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Nominate Your Local Sporting Hero

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged the local community to nominate someone they know for the 2015 Community Sport and Recreation Awards. Mr Walsh said all local communities can nominate their local sporting volunteers coaches officials and clubs for the awards. “The awards have a long-standing reputation for…

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VicHealth Grants Open for Sport & Rec Clubs

18 August 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging sports and active recreation clubs to apply for VicHealth grants to help purchase core equipment and injury prevention items. Mr Walsh said the Active Club Grants aimed to make it easier for clubs to fund items or equipment which…

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