Funding on offer to tackle tough times together

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains is encouraging grassroots organisations based in the Swan Hill and Gannawarra Shires to apply for grants of up to $150,000 to access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought. Mr Walsh said the Tackling Tough Times Together grant…

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No “˜fair go’ for timber jobs under Labor

Wednesday 10 April 2019   When Daniel Andrews claimed at a union rally in Melbourne today that workers should get ‘˜a fair go’ he clearly didn’t mean all workers. After all Daniel Andrews’ stealth campaign to destroy Victoria’s $7.32 billion timber industry is threatening tens of thousands of jobs across East Gippsland and north east…

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Activists or not – break the law face the consequences

Monday 8 April 2019   Victorian farmers should be able to go to work without fear of harassment intimidation or threats against them their family or their business. It’s gutting to see our farmers relentlessly targeted by extreme activists hell-bent on destroying Victoria’s agriculture sector. Yesterday constant attacks from extreme activists forced Yarragon’s beloved Gippy…

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Federal Liberal Nationals delivering for Regional Victoria

Wednesday 3 April 2019   The Federal Budget has delivered critical investments for safer country roads reliable regional rail and better rural health that will benefit all Regional Victorians Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said today. People living in Victoria’s west and north-east will have safer roads to drive with funds allocated for upgrades…

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Kangaroo pet food program

Friday 29 March 2019   The Andrews Government’s decision to continue the kangaroo pet food program is long overdue. Farmers professional shooters and pet food processors have been calling on the Government to confirm the trial’s future for months after being left in limbo year after year because Daniel Andrews refused to make the trial…

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Daniel Andrews on standby as country Victoria loses population

Thursday 28 March 2019   Daniel Andrews’ Melbourne-centric agenda is strangling growth in country communities with new figures showing a shocking decline in Regional Victoria’s population. The latest Regional Population Growth report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals Melbourne’s bursting at the seams with 327 people moving to the city every day. Melbourne…

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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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