Question Without Notice – True Fooods Braeside

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh My question is to the Treasurer. I refer to the success of the relocation of True Foods from Braeside to Maryborough and the 160 people that are now employed at this business. This business was relocated with the help of a grant from the $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Given…

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Question Without Notice – Mildura South Sports Precinct

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh The federal Liberal-Nationals government has already committed $17.5 million to the Mildura South sports precinct but the Mildura city council needs funding from the Andrews Labor government for this project to proceed. Members interjecting. The SPEAKER: Order! Those at the table will come to order. The Leader of the House…

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No plan no money for Regional Victoria under Labor

Monday 27 May 2019   Daniel Andrews’ latest State Budget confirms he is a Premier with no plan and no money for Regional Victoria. Under Daniel Andrews Regional Victoria is being robbed of funds while the Premier blows the budget on metro projects. Now we know why Daniel Andrews hid his horror budget from Regional…

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Youth invited to attend Rotary Program

Friday 24th May 2019 Young people aged between 14 and 17 are invited to attend the 2019 Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said today. Mr Walsh said the program allows young people from the Sunraysia and Riverland districts engage with likeminded individuals while having fun and…

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Dedicated regional fund must continue

Tuesday 21 May 2019   A fund that’s delivered $1 billion of investment to Regional Victoria is at risk of being axed in Daniel Andrew’s State Budget next week. The Regional Growth Fund was established by the former Liberal Nationals government but will expire on June 30 after eight years of investing in country communities.…

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Andrews Government ignores Random House

Friday May 10th 2019 The Andrews Labor Government has arrogantly ignored the plight of Random House to a point where we are almost out of time Leader of Nationals and Member for Murray  Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh branded the Labor government’s failure to make a decision to either sell the property or…

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Victorian Landcare Grants Now Open

Tuesday 7th May 2019 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment to consider applying for funding under the latest round of Victorian Landcare Grants. Environmental volunteer groups can apply for project grants of up to $20 000 for on-ground…

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Labor won’t rule out further cuts to timber availability

Thursday 2 May 2019   The Andrews Government today confirmed timber communities risk losing more jobs refusing to confirm Labor will not further reduce the amount of timber available to industry. Last week the Andrews Government finally announced this year’s timber allocation order which reduced the area available for harvesting by industry by 5000 hectares.…

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Farmers don’t rate a mention in Labor’s review

Thursday 2 May 2019   Farmers facing further rises in farm rates this year continue to be ignored by the Andrews Labor Government. Labor’s Local Government Minister Adem Somyurek was asked in Parliament this week to explain why a review into rates fails to address the number one issue facing farmers: the unfair rates cap.…

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Constituency Question : Random House

1 May 2019:   Mr Walsh My constituency question is to the Minister for Disability Ageing and Carers and it is on behalf of the Rochester community and follows on from a number of letters over the last 18 months requesting that the Andrews government do something about the deteriorating condition of Random House in Rochester.…

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Adjournment : Cross Border Policing

Adjournment : Cross Border Policing 1 May 2019 : Mr Walsh My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services and the action I seek from the minister for police is that she urgently bring together the relevant ministers and senior police to ensure that cross-border policing issues are resolved into the…

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Liberal Nationals put up motion to fix farm trespass laws

Wednesday 1 May 2019   Victorian Parliament will today debate the Liberal Nationals’ motion to fix farm trespass laws. Our farmers are the backbone of the Victorian economy but their critical work producing our state’s food and fibre is being relentlessly attacked by law-breaking activists who don’t care about the damage they’re inflicting on ethical…

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