Veterans Capital Works Grants Now Open

Thursday 21st March 2019 Ex-service organisations local government and not-for-profit groups who support veterans and their families can now apply for funding through the Veterans Capital Works Grants Program to improve their buildings and facilities. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging eligible groups and organisations to consider submitting…

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Condolences – Hon William Albert Landeryou

Condolences – Hon William Albert Landeryou 19 March 2019 Mr Walsh : I join the condolence motion for William Albert Landeryou. As has already been said Bill was born in Moonee Ponds. He was one of 11 children in a very large family which was quite common in those particular times. He left school at…

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Condolences – Christchurch Monques Terrorist Attack

Condolences – Christchurch Monques Terrorist Attack  19 March 2019   Mr Walsh I rise to support the Premier’s motion of condolence. I speak in solidarity with my parliamentary colleagues in sending a message of heartfelt condolence from Victoria particularly to the people of Christchurch and New Zealand and also to our Muslim communities both here…

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Country drivers pay for Labor’s Transurban deal

Tuesday 19 March 2019 Country motorists can’t get local pot holes fixed but Daniel Andrews is shamelessly forcing them to pay for his West Gate Tunnel deal. Country drivers coming to Melbourne via CityLink will take a hip pocket hit after the Andrews Labor Government signed up to a secretive deal with Transurban that will…

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Cannabis jobs a coup for Mildura

Tuesday 19 March 2019   Today’s announcement by Cann Group to construct a new medicinal cannabis production facility to Mildura is a coup for the region and welcomed by the Victorian Liberal Nationals. Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the new jobs created by the investment would be a welcome boost…

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Country Football & Netball Grants Program Open

Thursday 14 March 2019   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged grassroots football and netball clubs and umpiring associations to apply for grants of up to $100 000 to improve their facilities. Applications for the current round of The Country Football and Netball Program are now open and…

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Basin Authority Jobs for Mildura welcomed

Tuesday 12 March 2019 The Federal Government’s action to bring new jobs to Mildura with a Murray Darling Basin Authority office has been warmly welcomed by the Victorian Liberal Nationals. Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh and Shadow Minister for Water Steph Ryan said the Basin Authority office was an ideal fit…

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Water Minister Urged to Submit Mitiamo Application

Friday 8th March 2019 Water Minister Lisa Neville has been given the hurry up to submit the Mitiamo Pipeline project’s formal application for Commonwealth funding. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said he and his Federal colleague Damian Drum had ensured the Prime Minister Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Water Minister are all aware of…

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Constituency Question – Mitiamo Pipeline

Constituency Question – Mitiamo Pipeline 6 March 2019 Mr Walsh : My constituency question is to the Minister for Water and it is on behalf of the community of Mitiamo and district. That community wants the minister to submit the formal paperwork to the commonwealth for a commonwealth contribution to funding for the Mitiamo pipeline…

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Minister clueless on promised drought cash grants

Wednesday 6 March 2019   Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes failed to give even basic details on how the State’s Drought Hardship Support will roll out when questioned in State Parliament today. The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath questioned Minister Symes after being inundated with calls from Gippsland farmers who are trying to access…

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Members Statement – Echuca Hospital Wellness Centre

Mr Walsh :  Very generous benefactors Geoff and Alex Kent in my electorate were prepared to donate $3 million to help achieve the vision of a wellness centre at the Echuca hospital particularly to treat cancer patients. They have had protracted discussions with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services about this donation and project.…

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