Fix country roads – Save country lives

Murray Plains will benefit from safer roads under a Liberal Nationals plan to invest $1 billion over ten years to fix country roads and save country lives. If elected the new Road Fix Blitz program will restore our neglected country and regional roads and will also see the proper investments made to improve roads before…

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Safer country and regional roads save lives

Tuesday 30 October 2018   A Liberal Nationals Government will invest $1 billion over ten years in a new Road Fix Blitz program to fix our country and regional roads. Daniel Andrews and Labor’s neglect of our regional roads is putting the lives and safety of Victorians at risk every day. Labor has been in…

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The Nationals will complete Kyabram Walking and Cycling Trail

Monday 29th October 2018 The Nationals in government will help finish the much-wanted Kyabram Walking and Cycling Trail Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has announced today. An elected Liberal Nationals Government will close the loop for local walkers runners and bike riders by helping complete the ‘˜missing link’ along Breen Avenue boosting community safety…

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Country Racing Clubs will be winners under Liberal Nationals

Monday 29th October 2018 Grassroots country racing clubs will get a fairer share of industry funding under an elected Liberal Nationals Government. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that Kerang and Gunbower were among more than 20 thoroughbred racing clubs in country communities to miss out under Labor’s fund…

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Liberal Nationals’ plan to better manage game reserves

Friday 26 October 2018   An elected Liberal Nationals Government will clean up Victoria’s neglected state game reserves by giving users a greater role in maintaining them. There has been growing concern that Victoria’s 200 state game reserves (SGRs) are being poorly managed under Daniel Andrews with reports pest animals and weeds are getting out…

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Liberal Nationals will rescue community fruit fly program

Thursday 25 October 2018   Victoria’s community fruit fly control programs will get an urgent $1 million lifeline under a Liberal Nationals Government. Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh and Member for Mildura Peter Crisp made the pledge when they met with fruit growers in Mildura today. Growers are bitterly…

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Council rates must be part of drought relief

Wednesday 24 October 2018   Farmers in East Gippsland and northern Victoria have been calling out for further drought assistance including on council rates relief. The drought package announced today will take some of the pressure off farmers and their families but we urge the Victorian Government to go one step further. Farmers in East…

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Record funding for grassroots sports

Monday 22nd October 2018 An elected Liberal Nationals Government will help community sports clubs across the Murray Plains electorate to thrive investing in better facilities and supporting the growth in women’s and junior sport. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a Liberal Nationals Government will provide support clubs and…

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Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme

Monday 22nd October 2018 A Liberal Nationals Government will ease the cost of accessing specialist healthcare for tens of thousands of people living in country Victoria with significant increases in the reimbursement rates for the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS). Victorians who have to travel more than 100kms one way or 500kms a week…

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Free School Books for Students program

Families with high school students in the Murray Plains electorate will no longer have to pay for school textbooks if The Nationals are elected in November. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the commitment would support families struggling with skyrocketing bills and could save families with two students…

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Local History Grants

Wednesday 17th October 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged community groups across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for a share in $350 000 in funding for projects that preserve and share stories from our past. Mr Walsh said this latest round of grants of up to…

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The Latrobe Valley misses out under Labor again

Tuesday 16 October 2018   Today Daniel Andrews and Jacinta Allan have announced faster rail for Ballarat and Geelong. But the Latrobe Valley misses out entirely under Labor. No dedicated Gippsland line out of Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs. No high speed rail Traralgon-Melbourne. No new trains for country rail lines. And to add insult to injury not…

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Letter to the Editor (High-speed regional rail)

Monday 15 October 2018   Dear Editor Better regional rail will bring our country communities closer together and closer to more jobs as well as specialist medical services TAFEs and universities. Victoria’s rail network is a critical link for country Victorians but the current network is tired unreliable and slow. It’s one of the biggest…

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