Labor’s raw deal for Victorian farmers

Tuesday 8 May 2018   Agriculture is the backbone of communities across Victoria but Daniel Andrews continues to hand our regional industries a raw deal. Labor’s latest State Budget makes its priorities clear: protect inner-city votes at any cost with a green agenda that treats our agricultural industries as an after-thought. Labor’s State Budget has…

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Appropriation Bill 2018 – Budget Reply

Appropriation Bill 2018 – Budget Reply Tuesday 8 May 2018 Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:57:16) – I rise to make my contribution on this year’s budget. From the point of view of regional Victorians this budget gives them a very very raw deal. The state budget should be about how people are actually better off.…

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Grassroots Sport Gets Belted Under Daniel Andrews

Monday 7th May 2018 Victoria’s grassroots sports clubs are being forced to borrow money – and pay it back with interest – under the Andrews Labor Government while big business gets a free kick. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that despite these loans being sold as “interest-free-loans” under…

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Adjournment – Sitting Week Should Continue

Tuesday 2nd May 2018 – Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to oppose the motion moved by the Leader of the House. This house has important business to carry on with. We should be sitting for the rest of this week. The government has refused to deal with the motion from the Leader of the Opposition…

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Swan Hill Gets A Raw Deal From Daniel Andrews

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that Andrews Labor Government’s latest State Budget offered a very raw deal to Swan Hill and district. Mr Walsh said he was bitterly disappointed Labor had again ignored the pressing need to fund the continued redevelopment of Swan Hill…

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Kyabram Gets Raw Deal From Daniel Andrews

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that Andrews Labor Government’s latest State Budget offered a very raw deal to the people of Kyabram and district. Mr Walsh said he was bitterly disappointed Labor had again ignored the pressing need to fund the completion of Kyabram…

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Next Step to Secure Mitiamo’s Water Supply

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated community members who drove calls for better water security in the Mitiamo district following a long overdue allocation of funds in this week’s State Budget. The Andrews Labor Government has finally agreed to invest $10.2 million for Victoria’s…

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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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