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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Labor threatens 100 jobs in regional Victoria

Monday 26 March 2018   One hundred jobs in regional Victoria could be axed if the Andrews Labor Government cuts the successful kangaroo pet food trial. The trial’s current extension ends later this week. Premier Daniel Andrews and his Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford hold the future of Victoria’s pet food processors and at least 100…

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Liberal Nationals support deer meat for pet food industry

Wednesday 21 March 2018   A Liberal Nationals Government will work with hunting groups and pet food processors to expand Victoria’s pet food processing program to include deer. Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said the Liberal Nationals recognised the role hunters play in controlling problem deer numbers and also saw an opportunity to further…

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Inclusive Kindergarten Facilities Program

Tuesday   20th March 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging councils not-for-profit service providers and schools to apply for funding under the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. Mr Walsh said grants are available to upgrade kindergarten buildings and playgrounds and to buy equipment to provide a more…

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Letter to the Editor (Duck hunting season opening weekend)

Thursday 15 March 2018   Dear Editor Duck season opening weekend brings thousands of Victorian hunters and their families into regional Victoria every year. But the huge boost they provide to our regional economies is under threat because the Andrews Labor Government continues to push its anti-hunting agenda. Daniel Andrews and Jaala Pulford appear to…

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Parliament House Open Day

Wednesday 14th March 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has issued an invitation to the people of Murray Plains Electorate to visit Parliament House for the Open Day Sunday 18th March 2018. “The day offers visitors the chance to explore areas of Parliament not usually open to the public”…

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Community Heritage Grants Program

Monday 6th March 2018 The National Library of Australia has announced the 2018 Community Heritage Grants Program which is providing grants of up to $15 000 to assist in the preservation of cultural heritage collections of national significance. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the program comes with the…

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Men’s Shed Funding

7th March 2018 Grants of up to $60 000 are now available to build new men’s shed and $30 000 to redevelop and modify existing Men’s Sheds in the Murray Plains electorate Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh encouraged incorporated not-for-profit groups to apply for the…

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Aboriginal Honour Roll

Friday 2nd March 2018   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has called for nominations for the 2018 Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll.   “The Honour Roll recognizes aboriginal people who have made a real and lasting contribution to their communities and to Victoria” Mr Walsh said   “The Murray Plains…

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