Fix country roads save country lives (Letter to the Editor)

Tuesday 19 December 2017   Dear Editor Country Victorians don’t need a website to tell us regional and rural roads have been seriously neglected by the Andrews Government. Labor recently announced a “˜bold plan’ for regional roads but instead of spending money fixing country roads Labor has spent money building a website and named it…

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Christmas Message From Peter Walsh

Friday 15th December 2017 As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and the arrival of 2018   I wish everyone in the Murray Plains Electorate a very Merry Christmas The Christmas holiday season brings the community together to give thanks for our blessings and to share our hope for a bright and prosperous future. It is…

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Labor backs illegal blockade while Nth Vic suffers

Friday 15 December 2017   Northern Victorian producers have been let down by Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp. An illegal union blockade at the Port of Melbourne is stopping our hardworking farmers in northern Victoria exporting their goods but the Andrews Labor Government refuses to stand up for them. Instead Mark Gepp is…

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Crime up 7.6% in Swan Hill

Thursday 14 December 2017 Daniel Andrews refuses to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency today show crime across the Swan Hill Rural City Council region increased to 2 357 offences in the year to September…

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Crime up 19.9% in Campaspe

Thursday 14 December 2017 Daniel Andrews refuses to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency today show crime across the Campaspe Shire Council region increased to 3 545 offences in the year to September 2017 –…

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Labor fails farmers as produce rots on dock

Wednesday 13 December 2017   Background Daniel Andrews continues to stand by while his union mates stop our hardworking farmers from exporting their goods. In Parliament today Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford failed to acknowledge the economic and reputational damage a union blockade at the Port of Melbourne has forced on Victorian businesses. Ms Pulford failed…

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Christmas Card Competition

Wednesday 13th December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has announced the four winners of his annual Christmas card design competition today. Each year Mr Walsh selects two primary schools in the electorate and invites students to  design the cover of his  Christmas cards. ”This year I invited Leitchville…

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A new voice for Victoria in Federal leadership

Thursday 7 December 2017   Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh has congratulated Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie on her election as The Nationals’ deputy leader today. Speaking on behalf of the Victorian Nationals and the state Liberal Nationals parliamentary team Mr Walsh said Senator McKenzie will be a strong voice for rural and regional Victoria.…

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Shire Meeting Very Positive – Walsh

Wednesday 6th December 2017 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has applauded the councillors of the Rural City of Swan Hill for taking a proactive stance in guiding the future direction of the shire. Mr Walsh met with the Mayor and Councillors in Swan Hill this week to hear…

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Funding Available for Sporting Clubs in Murray Plains

Wednesday 6th December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging sporting clubs across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for a grant under the latest round of the 2017-18 Sporting Club Grants Program. Mr Walsh said grants of up to $5 000 are available to allow sporting clubs…

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VicHealth Grants Boost Female Participation

Tuesday 5th December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated two local sporting clubs who have received funding under Round 1 of the VicHealth Active Club Grants Program 2017-18. “This latest round of funding is aimed at getting more women and girls to take part in sport something…

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A website won’t fix country roads

Tuesday 5 December 2017   Today Labor’s Roads Minister Luke Donnellan detailed his “˜bold plan’ to fix country Victoria’s deteriorating road network – a new website. Country Victorians don’t need a website to tell us regional and rural roads have been seriously neglected by the Andrews Labor Government. What’s worse is that Luke Donnellan’s “˜bold…

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