No Confidence in Government

No Confidence in Government Tuesday 24th August 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:41:10) – I seek an hour as a lead speaker for another party. Ms Allan – No. You are not another party. Mr WALSH – We are another party. Ms Allan – You are the coalition. Mr WALSH – We are the National Party. The DEPUTY SPEAKER – Leave is not granted. Honourable members…

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Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital

Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital Tuesday 24th August 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:51:58) – (14 816) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health and the action I seek from the minister is for her to instruct her department to provide an up-to-date costing on the redevelopment of the Swan Hill hospital. The Swan Hill Needs…

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Labor’s regional rail fails

Tuesday 28 August 2018   Today’s announcement of a Melbourne suburbs rail network is another snub for regional passengers from Daniel Andrews. When it comes to regional rail fails the city-centric Premier for Melbourne and his Labor Government have: Failed to order new trains for country Victoria leaving country passengers stuck on slow old diesel…

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Liberal Nationals will deliver faster reliable rail for Gippsland

Friday 10 August 2018   A Liberal Nationals Government will complete a business case for a new dedicated rail line for regional trains through Melbourne’s south east metropolitan system to make services faster and more reliable for Gippsland passengers. A dedicated line would mean an end to Gippsland passengers being delayed and frustrated when regional…

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Member’s Statement – Campaspe College of Adult Education

Member’s Statement – Campaspe College of Adult Education Thursday 9th August 2018 Campaspe College of Adult Education Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:41:10) – I raise the concerns today of Campaspe College of Adult Education in Echuca and particularly the impact its closure would have on the adult students of Echuca. Campaspe College of Adult Education has been…

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Zero Tolerance on School Bullying

Thursday 9th August 2018 The Nationals will have a zero tolerance approach to bullying in government schools if elected in November. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a new anti-bullying program would be rolled out in all government schools across the Murray Plains electorate. Mr Walsh said the $15.3…

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Daniel Andrews’ Cross Border Commissioner double-cross

Wednesday 8 August 2018   The Andrews Labor Government has confirmed it won’t fund its under-resourced Cross Border Commissioner in two years’ time. A departmental job advertisement for the Victorian Cross Border Commissioner confirms the position is for “up to 2 years” with no guarantee on where it will be based or what will happen…

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Parliamentary Debate – Member Conduct

Parliamentary Debate – Member Conduct Wednesday 8th August 2018 Debate resumed. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:58:03) – I move: That paragraph (7) be omitted. In joining the debate on the motion from the government and particularly on the amendment that I have just moved I will start by reading a Hamilton Spectator post from 5.36 last night: In…

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