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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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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Liberal Nationals to invest in Regional Victoria’s future leaders

Tuesday 18 September 2018   Regional community leaders will get more support and a funding boost if a Liberal Nationals Government is elected at November’s State Election. Announcing the commitment at the annual gathering of Victoria’s Regional Community Leadership Programs today Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the funding boost will…

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Pick My Project more of a lottery quick pick

Wednesday 5th September 2018 The Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project program is like a lottery quick pick. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the odds were stacked against smaller communities forced to compete for funding against larger regional centres. “The government hasn’t been able to explain how small…

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Nominate Now for Rural Women’s Award

Wednesday 5th September 2018   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local women involved in primary industries who are passionate about their work and their community to nominate for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award. Mr Walsh said the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award identifies and supports emerging female…

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