Livestock Disease Control Amendment Bill 2016

25 May 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to speak on behalf of the Liberal-Nationals coalition opposition on the Livestock Disease Control Amendment Bill 2016. This bill and the second-reading speech may not be very large in number of pages but they have some very important content that protects an industry particularly the red meat…

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APPROPRIATION (2016–2017) BILL 2016

3 May 2016 Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution on the Appropriation (2016–2017) Bill 2016. The way I would couch this budget is as the budget of broken promises. The Premier was on the record unequivocally saying there would be no new taxes and no new tax increases under his…

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Adjournment – Camp Site Rubbish Removal

14 April 2016 Murray Plains electorate camp site rubbish removal Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The matter I raise is for the Minister for Environment Climate Change and Water. The action that I seek from the minister is that she provide funding to Parks Victoria to place large dumpster bins at the exits to the Parks Victoria…

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Royal Commission Into Family Violence

13 April 2016 ROYAL COMMISSION INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE – REPORT Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to join the Premier the Leader of the Opposition and particularly the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence in responding to the motion to take note of the Royal Commission into Family Violence report before the house today. I…

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Question Without Notice – Echuca Moama Bridge

13 April 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – My question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety.  The only thing standing between congestion in Echuca and a solution on the Murray River is the state government finally submitting a business case to the federal government for the Echuca -Moama bridge. I ask:   When…

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Matters Of Public Importance – Water Policy

9 March 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The nub of this issue is that the Andrews government is exploiting the vulnerability of country communities as an excuse to turn on the desalination plant. As many people would know – and for those on the other side of the house who do not know – there is a critical…

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Adjournment – SunniTAFE Nursing Course

8 March 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The matter I raise is for the Minister for Training and Skills in the other place. It concerns SuniTAFE in Swan Hill and particularly the diploma of nursing course which is supposedly being delivered at the Swan Hill campus. The minister will be attending the SuniTAFE Swan Hill campus…

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Echuca School Merger

11 February 2016 Constituency Question Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – (Question 6754) My constituency question is to the Minister for Education on behalf of the school communities of Echuca South Echuca West and the Echuca Specialist School. These three schools are going to be co-located on a new greenfield site and previously met with the minister to brief…

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