Breaking down country student barriers

Thursday 27th September 2018 Rural students choosing to study away from home at the completion of their secondary schooling will be better supported to settle into tertiary education under a Liberal Nationals Government. Moving away from family and friends for university or TAFE study ‘“ often in Melbourne or further abroad ‘“ is a daunting…

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Liberal Nationals will not change pet breeding laws

Thursday 27 September 2018   The Liberal Nationals strongly support shutting down cruel and illegal pet breeders in Victoria. We have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to treating pets cruelly and inhumanely.   A Liberal Nationals Government will maintain Victoria’s strict laws and regulations with respect to domestic dog and cat breeding. Current…

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Labor overlooks Mildura as hub for Cross Border Commissioner

Wednesday 26 September 2018   The Andrews Labor Government today confirmed its long-overdue Cross Border Commissioner will be based in Wodonga and that the position is only funded for two years. Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the Andrews Labor Government still wasn’t taking the needs of our cross-border communities seriously.…

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Liberal Nationals’ plan to drive growth in Victorian agriculture

Tuesday 25 September 2018   A Liberal Nationals Government will grow Victoria’s agriculture and food industries if elected this November. Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh today outlined the Liberal Nationals’ Grow Victoria commitment when the Liberal Nationals Shadow Cabinet met with industry stakeholders at the Royal Melbourne Show. Food and fibre production is the…

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Members Statement – Trevaskis Hawdon Roads Wyuna

Members Statement – Trevaskis Hawdon Roads Wyuna Thursday 20 September 2018 Trevaskis-Hawdon roads Wyuna Mr WALSH – I would also like to raise the concerns of constituents of mine around the lack of VicRoads signage at Trevaskis and Hawdon roads at Wyuna. One of my constituent’s family members suffered a serious injury at that intersection because it…

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Members Statement – Fruit Fly

Members Statement – Fruit Fly Thursday 20 September 2018 Fruit fly Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:42:37) – I want to raise the concerns of the fruitgrowers in my electorate who live and run businesses in the Gannawarra shire and those concerns are around fruit fly. Mildura Rural City Council and Swan Hill Rural City Council do very…

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Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control

Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control Thursday 20 September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (17:06:37) – (15 037) My adjournment matter this afternoon is for the Minister for Agriculture. The action I seek from the minister is that she adopt the very sensible solution put forward by the Liberal-National parties recently to establish a dedicated invasive weeds and…

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