Members Statement – Fruit Fly

Members Statement – Fruit Fly Thursday 20 September 2018 Fruit fly Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:42:37) – I want to raise the concerns of the fruitgrowers in my electorate who live and run businesses in the Gannawarra shire and those concerns are around fruit fly. Mildura Rural City Council and Swan Hill Rural City Council do very…

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Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control

Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control Thursday 20 September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (17:06:37) – (15 037) My adjournment matter this afternoon is for the Minister for Agriculture. The action I seek from the minister is that she adopt the very sensible solution put forward by the Liberal-National parties recently to establish a dedicated invasive weeds and…

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Liberal Nationals to invest in Regional Victoria’s future leaders

Tuesday 18 September 2018   Regional community leaders will get more support and a funding boost if a Liberal Nationals Government is elected at November’s State Election. Announcing the commitment at the annual gathering of Victoria’s Regional Community Leadership Programs today Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the funding boost will…

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Production of documents

Production of documents Thursday 6th September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (10:04:40) – I would like to move an amendment to the motion please. I move: That all the words after ‘That’ be omitted with the view of inserting in their place the words: ‘so much of the orders of the house of 29 March and 23 August 2018 related…

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Censure Motion

Censure Motion Thursday 6th September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:44:49) – I rise to oppose this motion in the absolutely strongest possible way. When I sat here and listened to the Deputy Premier ramble on for an hour defending the indefensible and what has gone on this particular week I was reminded of the Painters and…

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Leader of the Opposition

Leader of the Opposition Thursday 6th September 2018 Debate resumed. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:03:23) – I suppose this is just another example that if you cannot table documents if you cannot get your process right to table the correct documents how can you actually run this state? I think that is where the Premier has been…

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Pick My Project more of a lottery quick pick

Wednesday 5th September 2018 The Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project program is like a lottery quick pick. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the odds were stacked against smaller communities forced to compete for funding against larger regional centres. “The government hasn’t been able to explain how small…

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Nominate Now for Rural Women’s Award

Wednesday 5th September 2018   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local women involved in primary industries who are passionate about their work and their community to nominate for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award. Mr Walsh said the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award identifies and supports emerging female…

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