Sport Survival Grants available for clubs and associations

Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging local sports clubs and associations to apply for COVID-19 survival grants to help with operational costs. The Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package is available to assist community sporting clubs and associations. “The suspension of community sporting competitions due to the coronavirus has left a hole in…

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Andrews Government shortchanges regional business

THE Andrews Labor Government is determined to export regional Victorian jobs and investment to other states according to Leader of The Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Horsham’s Australian Plant Proteins – a $20 million investment in Horsham – cannot get any help from the Victorian government. The company already has blueprints to double…

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Echuca Clubs and Pubs Thrown Under Economic Bus

THE Andrews Labor Government may send some – or all – of Echuca’s leading entertainment venues to the wall because of the Premier’s refusal to help protect the town’s local economy. On Monday Moama Bowling Club, the Border Inn, Moama RSL and Rich River Golf Club will be allowed to reopen. Member for Murray Plains…

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Covid-19 Community Update

On Sunday 24 May, the Premier announced plans for further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria as part of step 2. Two dates have been outlined in June, with phase one of Step 2 to be implemented from 1 June and phase two of Step 2 to be implemented from 22 June. Separately, changes are…

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Daniel Andrews turns his back on Victorian barley growers

The Andrews Labor Government has abandoned Victorian grain growers by refusing to stand with them against China’s 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley. The tariff comes after many grain growers have nearly completed their sowing program for this year. The Liberal Nationals have called for action to strengthen Victoria’s economic base as part of…

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Join the call to halt Labor’s brumby cull

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local people to add their voice to a petition calling for a halt to the Andrews Government’s brumby cull. Brumbies are an iconic part of our State’s cultural identity, and whilst maintaining biodiversity in Victoria’s parks is necessary, any management of brumby…

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Liberal Nationals call for a halt to Labor’s brumby cull

The Liberal Nationals have listened to communities in Victoria’s High Country and are supporting their calls for the Andrews Government’s brumby cull to be halted. Brumbies are an iconic part of our State’s cultural identity, and whilst maintaining biodiversity in Victoria’s parks is necessary, any management of brumby populations must be conducted ethically and sustainably.…

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Liberal Nationals call for clear unemployment targets to be set

The Liberal Nationals are urging the State Government to adopt a jobs target that would see Victorians who lost their jobs to the COVID-19 restrictions back to work and back in business. Coronavirus has devastated Victoria’s economy, with thousands of small businesses forced to shut and hundreds of thousands of jobs forecast to be lost.…

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