VicHealth Grants Boost Female Participation in Sport

Tuesday 5th December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated three 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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Cohuna Hospital Fight Taken to Parliament

Monday 4th December 2017 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has sought a commitment from the Victorian Health Minister that the Cohuna Hospital will remain as a stand-alone hospital including midwifery services. The plea came as a result of a recent decision taken without consultation to bypass all midwifery…

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Rural Chances Scholarships Now Open

Friday 1st December 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging young people who are wanting to study at TAFE or undertake an apprenticeship to apply for a new scholarship. The Rural Chances Scholarships are for young rural Victorians who have career aspirations but are facing significant financial or…

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Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Second reading Debate resumed from 29 November; motion of Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport). Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (16:45:20) — I rise to speak on behalf of the Liberal-Nationals on the Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2017. As all members would be aware this is an omnibus bill that makes a number of amendments to acts regulating…

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Second Reading – Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops Bill) 2016

Wednesday 29th November 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 12 October 2016; motion of Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport). Government amendments circulated by Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport) under standing orders. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:00:26) — I rise to speak on the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops) Bill 2016. It is interesting that…

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Labor making a dogs breakfast of puppy farm reform

Tuesday 28 November 2017   Victorians are forced to pay more for power pay more for a home and now they’ll pay more for a pet under Daniel Andrews’ failed animal welfare reforms. The Andrews Labor Government is making a dogs breakfast of its puppy farm reforms. Instead of focusing on people who are operating…

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Breastscreen Victoria

Friday 24th November 2017  Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged local women aged over 50 to have a free screening mammogram every two years. The call follows the release of results by BreastScreen Victoria this week showing that 59% of the eligible female population in the Murray Plains…

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CFA volunteers gagged in new low from Labor

Wednesday 22 November 2017 Funding for CFA’s main communication tool to volunteers Fire Wise will be reinstated under a Liberal Nationals Government Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said today. The publication which began in 1947 and is distributed to 1300 brigades was suddenly cancelled last week without explanation or consultation. Mr…

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