Members Statement – Ella Ebery

18 June 2019   Mr Walsh : I want to acknowledge the life of Ella Ebery who passed away recently aged 103. Ella was born at Slaty Creek just north of St Arnaud. She married Jack Ebery a shearer and they spent their early years travelling with their shearing team throughout outback New South Wales. At…

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Members Statement – Echuca Mitiamo Road

6 June 2019 : Mr Walsh I want to raise the concerns of all those people who are constantly contacting me and my office about the dangerous condition of the Echuca-Mitiamo Road west of Kotta. The C334 is a major east-west route in my electorate with a lot of truck traffic particularly from the south-east…

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Members Statement – Swan Hill Crime

6 June 2019   Mr Walsh : The other issue while the Minister for Police and Emergency Services is at the table that I want to raise is the crime wave that is going on in Swan Hill at the moment. There are a lot of burglaries a lot of houses being entered and when they…

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Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation And Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 Second reading

Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr MERLINO (Minister for Emergency Services). Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I ask that the reasoned amendment in my name be circulated. I move: That all the words after “˜That’ be omitted with the view of inserting in their place the words “˜this bill be withdrawn and redrafted to: (1)   retain…

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Second Reading – Appropriation 2019-2020 Bill

28 May 2019:   Mr Walsh I rise to join the debate on the budget. I might just explain to the member for Oakleigh how the budget process actually works for the opposition. As he should know there is a budget lock-up at 10.30 in the morning. So when he constantly berates the shadow Treasurer for…

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Question Without Notice – True Fooods Braeside

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh My question is to the Treasurer. I refer to the success of the relocation of True Foods from Braeside to Maryborough and the 160 people that are now employed at this business. This business was relocated with the help of a grant from the $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Given…

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Question Without Notice – Mildura South Sports Precinct

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh The federal Liberal-Nationals government has already committed $17.5 million to the Mildura South sports precinct but the Mildura city council needs funding from the Andrews Labor government for this project to proceed. Members interjecting. The SPEAKER: Order! Those at the table will come to order. The Leader of the House…

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Constituency Question : Random House

1 May 2019:   Mr Walsh My constituency question is to the Minister for Disability Ageing and Carers and it is on behalf of the Rochester community and follows on from a number of letters over the last 18 months requesting that the Andrews government do something about the deteriorating condition of Random House in Rochester.…

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Adjournment : Cross Border Policing

Adjournment : Cross Border Policing 1 May 2019 : Mr Walsh My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services and the action I seek from the minister for police is that she urgently bring together the relevant ministers and senior police to ensure that cross-border policing issues are resolved into the…

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Condolences – Sri Lanka Attacks

Condolences – Sri Lanka Attacks 30 April 2019 :   Mr Walsh   I rise to support the condolence motion of the Premier and grieve with the Sri Lankan community particularly with those from the Sri Lankan community who are in the gallery today. We acknowledge them for coming along and supporting their community. Easter Sunday is supposed…

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Condolences: Ross Powell and Andrew Powell

Condolences: Ross Powell and Andrew Powell 30 April 2019 : Mr Walsh I join the condolence for the tragic death of father and son Ross and Andrew Powell of Port Campbell. Easter was going to be a celebration time for the Powell family. They were gathering together because there was a succession in the farm.…

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