Our learner drivers left spinning their wheels again says Walsh

Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, says following repeated calls from The Nationals, the Victorian government has announced learner drivers from across regional Victoria will finally be able to sit their learner’s permit test online. But added the government has even managed to make a mess of that. Mr Walsh, together with his National Party…

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Survivors must be better supported

Vulnerable women and children in Murray Plains will be better supported by a new online reporting process that will empower survivors of sexual assault to take control of their case and help prevent future offending from occurring. The Victorian Nationals’ plan will modernise the system and better protect women in the future, by establishing a…

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Melbourne vaccine hub a missed opportunity for Latrobe Valley jobs

The Melbourne Labor Government has missed another chance to revitalise the Latrobe Valley’s jobs market and to create new local opportunities for a highly-skilled workforce. Today’s announcement that the State will invest $50 million to establish vaccine manufacturing in Melbourne is a disappointing loss for regional Victoria. The Victorian Government claims the decision to locate…

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FOI evidence unveils a government focused on image not substance

The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, said evidence being forced out of the Andrews Labor government by freedom of information requests is setting off alarm bells about its Hotel Quarantine Take Three strategy. Mr Walsh said new documents reveal the Andrews Labor government failed to properly fund chief health officer Professor…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Re: Country Roads

Dear Editor, Regional Victorians have been forgotten in the push towards zero road fatalities. One fatality is one too many, whether on country roads or roads in Melbourne. But new data shows country Victorians are being left behind in the push towards zero, with the regional road toll only falling about 20 per cent since…

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