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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Matters of Public Importance – Fire Services

Matters of Public Importance – Fire Services Wednesday 7th March 2018 Fire services Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:56:34) – It is a pleasure to join the debate and support the member for Gembrook in the matter of public importance he has submitted to the house today: That this house condemns the Andrews Labor government for its total…

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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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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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