Business of the House

Business of the House Tuesday 1 May 2018 Adjournment Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (13:57:27) – I oppose the Leader of the House’s motion to adjourn. I think we should sit for the whole week this week. As the member for Essendon was saying about going out and selling the good news on my quick estimation of the…

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Raw Deal for Echuca Specialist School in Labor’s Budget

Tuesday 1 May 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has described today’s State Budget as a bitter disappointment for the staff students and families of Echuca Specialist School. Mr Walsh said the Andrews Labor Government had promised big but delivered little for regional education completely overlooking the desperately-needed…

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Taxes up families worse off in raw deal for Regional Victoria

Tuesday 1 May 2018   Regional Victoria has been handed another raw deal from the city-centric Andrews Labor Government. Labor’s latest budget pours $25 billion into metro project blowouts but it’s more of the same old scraps off the table for the people of Regional Victoria. Yet again the Premier for Melbourne is dishing up…

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Mildura’s transformational rail revival will continue

Tuesday 24 April 2018   Mildura’s transformational rail revival will continue under an elected Liberal Nationals Government. The Nationals’ Leader Peter Walsh and Member for Mildura Peter Crisp committed $80 million to the next stage of rail works in Mildura today outlining plans for level crossings upgrades and extending passing loops on the line from…

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Volunteer Awards Open

23rd April 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging his constituents in the Murray Plains Electorate to nominate a valued volunteer in the Victorian Champions Awards. “The awards recognise and reward the tireless efforts of the many volunteers who keep our communities strong” said Mr Walsh. “We depend…

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Twin Rivers To Get A New School Crossing

Monday 23rd April 2018 Twin Rivers Primary School Echuca is set to get a new formal school crossing Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh said he had been working with the community to secure a safe crossing since the new school opened in February this year.…

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The Nationals Pledge $500 000 Upgrade For Leitchville CFA

Thursday 19 April 2018 A brand new CFA station will be built at Leitchville under an elected Nationals government to make sure our local volunteers are best placed to protect our community Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh announced today. Mr Walsh announced the $500 000 commitment in Leitchville today with the investment to fund…

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Rorting Labor mate to keep plum job at PrimeSafe

Thursday 29 March 2018   Background Today Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford refused to condemn former Labor Member for Northern Victoria Candy Broad for rorting Victorian taxpayers’ money. The Ombudsman’s investigation into Labor’s “˜Red Shirts’ rorts named Ms Broad now chair of PrimeSafe among 21 Labor MPs who employed electorate officers at taxpayers’ expense in the…

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Members Statement – Echuca Magistrates’ Court

Members Statement – Echuca Magistrates’ Court 29 March 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (10:11:09) – I take this opportunity today to again raise the issue of privacy and safety at the Echuca Magistrates Court and the absolute importance of funding for this upgraded project being allocated in this year’s state budget. On 29 April 2016 the Attorney-General and…

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