Our farmers need relief from rates and water charges

Tuesday 5 February 2019   The Liberal Nationals today urged Premier Daniel Andrews to go further with support for Victoria’s drought affected farmers and provide shire rates relief and rebates for fixed water charge. As the dry conditions continue Murray Dairy has estimated that a third of dairy farms in Northern Victoria will be forced…

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Youngcare at Home Grants

Friday 1st February 2019   Youngcare At Home Care Grants Available   Applications for the Youngcare At Home Care Grants in Victoria are now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging families and service providers who are caring at home for a young person with high care needs…

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CFA volunteers must be guaranteed equal rights

Friday 21 December 2018   Volunteer and career firefighters who have developed cancer or other illnesses as a result of keeping our communities safe deserve equal compensation Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has said. In State Parliament this week Premier Daniel Andrews refused to guarantee that volunteers and career firefighters would be treated equally…

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Recreational fishing grants are now open

Friday 7 December 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged fishing enthusiasts across the electorate to apply for the 2018-19 Recreational Fishing Grants Program. “The Recreational Fishing Grants program provides a fantastic opportunity for local fishers to apply for both small and large grants to improve recreational fishing…

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Statement from the Nationals’ leadership team

Monday 3 December 2018 The Nationals’ Party Room met today and elected Peter Walsh as Leader and Steph Ryan as Deputy Leader of the Victorian Parliamentary Party. Both were elected by the Party Room uncontested for their respective positions. Mr Walsh said The Nationals will continue to work with our communities to give them a…

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Peter Walsh – Op Ed – Re-election statement

  Monday 26 November 2018   I’m humbled to have been re-elected at Saturday’s State Election with an increased majority against a statewide swing. It’s very much a bitter sweet situation with the statewide result and there are a number of seats still in the balance where some good friends and colleagues appear to have…

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Statement from Peter Walsh

Monday 26 November 2018   I’m humbled to have been re-elected at Saturday’s State Election with an increased majority against a statewide swing. It’s very much a bitter sweet situation with the statewide result and there are a number of seats still in the balance where some good friends and colleagues appear to have lost…

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Liberal Nationals to expand Community Ice Action Grants Program

Sunday 18 November 2018 An elected Liberal Nationals Government will expand the successful Community Ice Action Grants program giving communities in the Murray Plains electorate and across Victoria more opportunities to implement community solutions to tackle the scourge of Ice. Figures from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission show Ice use is rising in regional Victoria.…

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Liberal Nationals’ plan for better fishing for all Victorians

Wednesday 14 November 2018   Recreational fishers and boaters will benefit from an enhanced fish stocking program and better access to Victorian fisheries under an elected Liberal Nationals Government. If elected we’ll implement our Nine Point Plan for Better Fishing Across Victoria which includes: Establishing the new Blue Infrastructure Fund which will return all revenue…

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The Latrobe Valley to benefit from $1b for Regional Victoria

Wednesday 14 November 2018   An elected Liberal Nationals Government will create a $1 billion Decentralisation Fund focused on delivering more investment jobs and opportunity for the Latrobe Valley and across Regional Victoria. The flow-on effect of job losses and insecurity following the closure of Hazelwood Power Station a significant employer in the Valley means…

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