Censure Motion

Censure Motion Thursday 6th September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:44:49) – I rise to oppose this motion in the absolutely strongest possible way. When I sat here and listened to the Deputy Premier ramble on for an hour defending the indefensible and what has gone on this particular week I was reminded of the Painters and…

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Leader of the Opposition

Leader of the Opposition Thursday 6th September 2018 Debate resumed. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:03:23) – I suppose this is just another example that if you cannot table documents if you cannot get your process right to table the correct documents how can you actually run this state? I think that is where the Premier has been…

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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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Constituency Question – Southern 80

Constituency Question – Southern 80 Tuesday 4th September 2018 Murray Plains electorate Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:49:09) – (14 903) My constituency question is to the Minister for Tourism and Major Events and it is on behalf of the organisers of the Southern 80 waterski race and the wider community of Echuca and Moama. It concerns the three-year…

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Condolences – The Hon William D McGrath

Hon. William Desmond McGrath Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:10:11) – I join the Premier in the condolence motion on William Desmond McGrath more commonly known to all of us as Bill. Bill was born on 3 December 1936 and at that time his family lived at Swanwater near St Arnaud. He was the sixth of seven children. He was…

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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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