Travel Grants for Young Sports Stars – Walsh

Thursday 28th June 2018 Talented young sportspeople in the region have the opportunity to access travel assistance grants according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP. Mr Walsh said that applications are now being sought under the 2018/19 Athlete Pathway Travel Grant Program. The program assists athletes coaches officials…

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Daniel Andrews’ secret plan to dismantle V/Line

Thursday 28 June 2018   Daniel Andrews and his failed Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan must come clean on their secret plan to swallow up country rail services into the struggling metropolitan PTV system. The Andrews Labor Government has appointed Jeroen Weimar CEO of Public Transport Victoria (PTV) to the role of V/Line Board Chairman…

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2019 Ambulance Service Medal Award

Tuesday 26th June 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP is calling for people to consider nominating an Ambulance Victoria staff member or volunteer for the 2019 Ambulance Service Medal Award. The Ambulance Service Medal is intended for front-line paramedics who provide service directly to the community particularly…

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Liberal Nationals will build new Echuca Specialist School

Monday 25 June 2018 An elected Liberal Nationals government will build the new Echuca Specialist School giving students and staff a much-needed modern new home at the Twin Rivers Primary School. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh was joined by Shadow Minister for Education Tim Smith today at the Echuca…

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Letter to the Editor (Coastal state game reserves)

Friday 22 June 2018   Dear Editor Victorian shooters are rightly concerned by Daniel Andrews’ quiet launch of a major review of coastal wetlands and waterways. The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) review includes “any Crown land along Victoria’s coast” an area that takes in many state game reserves. In media reports this week Field…

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Op-Ed – Murray Basin Rail Project

Wednesday 13 June 2018   By Peter Walsh Leader of The Nationals ‘“ Victoria   A couple of weeks back Daniel Andrews quietly dumped his ‘˜Getting Things Done‘ slogan from Labor’s government press releases. Around the same time sheepish department officers were being dispatched to tell our freight industry and communities in North West Victoria…

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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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