Swan Hill Clubs Win Community Safety Grants

9 September 2015 Two Swan Hill sporting clubs will improve their own safety and security after receiving grants from the 2015-16 Community Safety Fund. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said Swan Hill Football Netball Club and Swan Hill Sporting Car Club have received grants to help improve security and…

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Victoria Park Safety Upgrade

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund the replacement of the security alarm system at Echuca Football Netball Club social rooms. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $4 000 to support…

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Community Safety Grant for St Mary’s Cricket Club Tyntynder

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund the installation of a security system and security door  at St Mary’s Tyntynder Cricket Club to prevent further break in property damage and theft. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program…

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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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