Numurkah Floodplain Management Strategy

Friday 2nd March 2018 NUMURKAH FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND PLAN – LETTER TO THE EDITOR   Dear Editor   I write in regard to the Numurkah Floodplain Management Study and Plan. I have received and read the Summary Report of the Study and Plan and I congratulate the Numurkah community on the hours of work…

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Basin Rail milestone celebrated at Merbein

Wednesday 28 February 2018   A terrific milestone in the Murray Basin Rail Project has been reached with the first freight train departing Merbein and heading south on the newly standardised Mildura rail line this week. The Nationals’ Member for Mildura Peter Crisp Leader and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh and…

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Walsh – Statement on Barnaby Joyce

STATEMENT ON BARNABY JOYCE Attributable to Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh Barnaby Joyce is a tenacious and unabashed champion of rural and regional Australia and there’s no doubt communities across the country will reap benefits from Barnaby’s strong advocacy long into the future. The State Nationals team thank Barnaby for all he has done…

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Safety Concerns for Twin Rivers Students

Friday 23rd February 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP is calling for a school pedestrian crossing on the Northern Highway Echuca to service the new Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School.   Mr Walsh raised the matter in State Parliament this week when he expressed the community’s concerns for…

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Scholarships for Regional Leaders with a Disability

Thursday 15th February 2018   If you have a disability and want to develop your leadership skills to the next level then the free leadership development program offered by the Disability Leadership Institute might be of interest.   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP is encouraging emerging and established…

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Liberal Nationals to make kangaroo pet food trial permanent

Wednesday 14 February 2018 A Liberal Nationals government will give Victoria’s emerging kangaroo pet food industry certainty and make the current trial program permanent. In Seymour to make the announcement Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said the Liberal Nationals will also expand the program to take in other areas where kangaroo numbers are out-of-control.…

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Members Statement Northern Highway Echuca

Northern Highway Echuca pedestrian crossing Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (13:37:54) — I raise the concerns of parents whose children now have to cross the very busy Northern Highway in Echuca to attend the new Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School. I had a letter from a mother there who says she is a resident of Echuca and: … a…

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Walsh Encourages Youth Parliament

Thursday 8th February 2018 Young people from across Victoria who want the opportunity to influence Victorian law have the opportunity to do so as part of the YMCA Youth Parliament program Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh said applications for the 2018 Victorian Youth Parliament Program…

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Regional communities to host Parliament under Liberal Nationals

Thursday 8 February 2018   Communities in Regional Victoria would host Victorian Parliament for the first time since 2012 under an elected Liberal Nationals government. Opposition Leader Matthew Guy and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh announced the commitment today at State Parliament in the first sitting week of 2018. The Liberal…

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LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL 2017 Second reading

Wednesday 7th February 2018 – Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (16:44:24) — I rise to speak on the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017. I note the previous speaker the member for Williamstown talked about what they are doing with this bill and the fact that he was proud to be on the Labor side of politics.…

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