Rochester Sports Museum Raised in Parliament

Tuesday 12th June 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP has called on the Victorian Transport Minister Jacinta Allan to expedite work on the Rochester Railway Station to establish the Rochester Sports Museum. John Forbes an avid collector of sports memorabilia through a very long career with Puma…

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Farmers losing crops as Labor dithers on kangaroo control

Thursday 7 June 2018   Victorian farmers are losing crops and pastures and facing costly damage to fencing due to the Andrews Labor Government’s ongoing delays issuing permits to control rising numbers of kangaroos. Farmers have reported extensive delays ‘“ more than two months in some cases ‘“ to process applications for permits under the…

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Freight upgrades off track under Labor

Wednesday 6 June 2018   Labor’s botched upgrade of the Maryborough to Ararat rail line has left the line in a disastrous state just five months after it was reopened. The revelation follows Daniel Andrews’ decision to put an indefinite hold on Stage 3 of the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project a project initiated…

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Constituency Question – Rochester Sports Museum

Constituency Question – Rochester Sports Museum Wednesday 6th June 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (11:53:42) – (14 493) My constituency question is to the Minister for Public Transport and it is on behalf of the Rochester Lions Club which is developing the Forbesy Rochester Sports Museum. VicTrack Property advised the club in early March this year that they…

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Labor derails Murray Basin Rail Project

Tuesday 5 June 2018   Multi-million dollar investments by freight businesses in Victoria’s west and north-west have been significantly impacted by Daniel Andrews’ Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s decision to put an indefinite hold on the Murray Basin Rail Project. Today in State Parliament Question Time Jacinta Allan couldn’t say when the next stage of…

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Nuffield Scholarship A Great Opportunity

Thursday 31st May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh MP is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2019 round of Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Mr Walsh said the awarding of a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions of achievements and…

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Murray Basin Rail Project grinds to a halt under Labor

Wednesday 30 May 2018   Labor has derailed the critical Murray Basin Rail Project. Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan was caught out at the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) hearing at Parliament House this morning and was forced to admit the vital freight upgrade project had ground to a halt under Labor. Under questioning…

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Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:35:17) – I rise to make a contribution on the Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. I suppose I cannot help but respond to the member for Yuroke and her contribution near the end there when she was talking about the end of the bunting wars and…

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Peter Walsh Media – Women’s Board Scholarship Program Open

Thursday 24th May 2018 Women serving on community or government boards or committees of management across Victoria should consider applying for a sponsored scholarship to boost their skills Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Applications are now open for the Victorian Women’s Board Leadership Program ‘“ an initiative…

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Funds for Sports Clubs to Buy Defibrillators

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Local sporting clubs are encouraged to apply for an automatic defibrillator to help save the lives of players officials and spectators. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program was now open and provided clubs with funding to purchase…

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