Walsh Slams Labor’s CFA Bill

Monday 29th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has slammed the Andrews Labor Government decision to integrate the Presumptive Rights Compensation with its plans to split the CFA. The “Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 was introduced to parliament last week and…

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Motion – Member for Gembrook

  Thursday 25th May 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution to the debate on this motion and point out that the minister who has actually moved this censure motion has absolutely no credibility when it comes to this. He is part of the protection racket for the member for Tarneit and…

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Labor leading fox control off track

Wednesday 24 May 2017   Jaala Pulford’s lack of interest in the wild dog control program looks to have extended to the resoundingly successful Fox Bounty. “Under Labor a simple yet resoundingly successful fox bounty program has gone to the dogs “ Shadow Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh said. The fox bounty was introduced by the…

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Matters of Public Importance – Fire Fighters

Wednesday 24th May 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to speak on the matter of public importance before the house. I remind the member for Monbulk the old plastic policeman over here that this motion should actually be a bit longer. There should actually be some respect shown to the member for Brunswick as the…

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Petition Launched For More Police Resources in Kyabram

Tuesday 16 May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh joined with business and community members this morning to launch a petition calling for more police resources in Kyabram. Mr Walsh said the current number of operational police was inadequate and that many people in the community were unsatisfied with…

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Labor’s desal disaster rips off customers

Tuesday 16 May 2017   Daniel Andrews is ripping off water customers making them pay for water we don’t need and letting Aquasure out of its contracted obligations. Melbourne water customers already pay around $600 million every year to Aquasure in service payments. The Andrews Government claim their so-called minimum 15GL order won’t cost customers…

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Business of the House – Adjournment – CFA

Thursday 11th May 2017 – Adjournment Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – You can tell how poorly a government is performing when they do not want the house to sit. They are hiding. They just do not want to come in here. They do not want the scrutiny of Parliament. You can tell that as the Labor members…

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Daniel Andrews Continues Attack On CFA

Thursday 11May 2017 Daniel Andrews has ramped up his attack on Country Fire Authority volunteers with plans to split Victoria’s biggest volunteer organisation. The proposal attempts to split the CFA into a country volunteer-only body which would see thousands less volunteers protecting Victoria. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said…

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Labor Greens fail to support blackwater inquiry

Thursday 11 May 2017   The Andrews Labor Government and Greens MPs have voted against an inquiry that would have examined blackwater events and better management of water in northern Victoria. Significant blackwater events in the Southern Murray Darling Basin in recent years have had serious consequences for our agricultural industries that rely on the…

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Frontline Police Boost Needed In Kyabram

Wednesday 10th May 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling for increased police presence and numbers in Kyabram. Mr Walsh backed his call with statistics showing that between 2014 and 2016 under the Andrews Labor government crime in Kyabram has risen 55%. “The lack of adequate police resources…

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