Aboriginal Flag Flies at Parliament House

15 September 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (By leave) – As the Leader of The Nationals the party dedicated to representing the people of rural and regional Victoria I am very pleased to rise today to speak on this historic occasion. I know today’s events at Parliament House will be well received by our rural and regional communities…

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Matter of Public Importance

1 September 2015 Trade union influence Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – If that was an audition for the position of the next deputy leader of the government next Deputy Premier of Victoria the member for Keysborough needs a few more lessons because that was an uncoordinated ramble and rant about a whole heap of disjointed things. Mate…

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Hon. Frank Noel Wilkes AM

1 September 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to join other members of Parliament particularly the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition in speaking on the condolence motion for Frank Noel Wilkes. As has already been said Frank was born in Northcote and educated at the Northcote state primary school and high school and…

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Condolences

1st September 2015 Hon. Francis Raymond Scully Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I also rise to join the condolence motion for Francis Raymond Scully. As has been said Frank was born in Bendigo on 27 January 1920 and passed away peacefully at Cabrini Prahran aged 95 in August this year. He is survived by his wife Moira. He…

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Adjournment

20 August 2015 Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority constraint management strategy Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – My adjournment matter is directed to the Minister for Environment Climate Change and Water. It concerns the constraint management strategy that the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is preparing for the upper Goulburn River as part of the Murray-Darling Basin…

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Sessional Orders

6 August 2015 Business of the House Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution to the debate on this motion. I start by suggesting to the Leader of the House after the appalling contribution from the member for Bundoora that the government might like to go out into the vestibule of the Parliament…

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Methamphetamine User Rehabilitation Services

6 August 2015 Adjournment Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Mental Health and it relates to an inquiry of the former Parliament’s Law Reform Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee into the supply and use of methamphetamines particularly ice in Victoria. The action I seek is that the minister put in…

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Infrastructure funding

5 August 2015 – Matters of Public Importance Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution on behalf of the opposition to the member for Werribee’s matter of public importance which to precis it in effect says to the opposition as the Premier has been saying for quite a while now ‘Get out of…

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Yung Gunz

4 August 2015 – Member’s Statement Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I congratulate a group of talented young Swan Hill rock musicians Yung Gunz who are into the grand final of the reality television talent show Band Wars. The band has dominated four rounds against 43 bands from across Australia to take its place on the finalists stage.…

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twistED — science at play

4 August 2015 – Member’s Statement  Mr WALSH – An exciting new family attraction in Echuca twistED – science at play has been designed for the curious of all ages to challenge minds and spark curiosity with science play. The centre opened just four months ago and last week won first place in the new tourism category of…

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Port of Melbourne Charges

25 June 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – Like many of my colleagues I have been consulting with users of the Melbourne container port. A very important part of the port is the containerised grain trade particularly for high-value crops like lentils chickpeas and fava beans as well as for the export of cereals in containers. In…

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