The Nationals To Celebrate In Cohuna

Wednesday 26 October 2016 The contribution of the Leitchville and Cohuna communities to conservative politics in Victoria will be reminisced at a drinks function next month in celebration of 100 years of continuous service by The Nationals. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the function was part of…

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Loddon Shire Schools Receive Maintenance Funding

Tuesday 25th October 2016 Two schools in the Loddon Shire will receive funding under the Planned Maintenance Program  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. The funding will provide the two schools with a total of $231 000 to improve their facilities. The two schools that have received funding…

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Schools Receive Maintenance Funding

Monday 24th October 2016 Two Echuca primary schools will receive funding under the Planned Maintenance Program  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. The funding will provide the two schools with a total of $294 000 to improve their facilities. The two schools that have received funding from this…

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Dan’s dairy grants put more pressure on farmers

Thursday 20 October 2016 Help for dairy farmers struggling through the industry downturn is overdue Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said. “Daniel Andrews has announced grants that he said would extend assistance to our dairy farmers but there are 4200 dairy farms in Victoria and his program will only extend to 360 applicants ”…

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Who Will Pay for Dan’s Pipe Dreams?

Wednesday 19 October 2016 Background The Victorian Government today released “˜Water for Victoria’ a plan for Victoria’s water supply. Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for Water Peter Walsh Labor’s water plan will see more people paying for Dan Andrew’s desal plant. Turning on the desal plant and sending water east north or west means customers…

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Bills Introduced to Victorian Parliament

Sunday 16 October 2016 Dear Editor Bills introduced to Victorian Parliament week ending October 14 2016 Last week five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains electorate residents. The Bills are as follows: “¢ Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 “¢ State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016…

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Storages hit 70% and confirm Dan’s desal disaster

Friday 14 October 2016 Melbourne’s water storages have hit 70 per cent today but Melbourne households will still have to pay for Daniel Andrews’ wasteful $27 million desal water order. Quotes attributable to Peter Walsh Shadow Minister for Water “Today Daniel Andrews has shown he doesn’t care that he’s forcing up water bills and making…

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Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan

Thursday 13 October 2016 The people of Northern Victoria finally have full representation in parliament after Daniel Andrews backed down and allowed a joint sitting to swear in Luke O’Sullivan as The Nationals’ new MP in the Legislative Council. Daniel Andrews had been bullying the Parliament since August 16 but was forced to back down…

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Volunteer Emergency Services Grants Available

Thursday 13th October 2016 A new grants stream to provide new equipment updated facilities and further education and training is now open to Victoria’s emergency services personnel. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program was open to brigades units clubs and volunteers from…

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More Police Needed for Smaller Communities

Wednesday 12th October 2016 The crime wave and law and order crisis is not just a Melbourne issue according to Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. In State Parliament this week Mr Walsh said a shortage of 24 hour policing resources is putting public safety at risk in small rural…

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Money Available for Regional Arts

Thursday 6th October 2016 MONEY AVAILABLE FOR REGIONAL ARTS Regional arts presenters are being invited to share in $295 000 of grants under the Small Regional Presenters part of the Regional Arts Package. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the funding is available to not for profit arts groups…

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Chaplaincy Celebration in Ky

Tuesday 4th October 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged Kyabram people to support a dinner being held to celebrate fifteen years of chaplaincy at Kyabram P-12 College. “The chaplaincy program offers a place of refuge to young people who are struggling with family concerns or who need…

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VicHealth Innovation Challenge Grants – Sport

Thursday 29th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging sporting bodies from across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for VicHealth Innovation Challenge – Sport funding. Mr Walsh said the funding program is looking for clever ideas to get more Victorians physically active by taking community sport…

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Crime Statistics Reveal Worrying Trend

Thursday 29th September 2016 Crime across the Campaspe LGA is up nearly 20 per cent on 2015 figures new statistics from Victoria’s Crime Statistics Agency has revealed. In the Agency’s annual report released on Thursday Campaspe LGA recorded a 19.5 per cent increase in crime between June 2015 and June 2016. Total offences were up…

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