Shade Grants Are Now Open

Tuesday 20th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging community groups including sports clubs local councils and not-for-profit groups  to take advantage of the $10 million Community Shade Grant Program which is now open. The program provides funding to construct new shade purchase portable shade plant a…

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Nominations Called for 2016-17 Young Achievers Awards

Tuesday 20th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is supporting the 2016-17 Victorian Young Achievers Awards by calling for nominations from the Murray Plains electorate. “We have so many very talented and community minded young people in our community who deserve to be acknowledged for their efforts ”…

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Public Pain for Country Businesses

19th September 2016 Small businesses across the Murray Plains electorate are being forced to endure again the damaging impact of the Andrews Labor Government decision to declare two new public holidays on Easter Sunday and the day before the AFL Grand Final (30 September 2016). Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter…

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Port sale leaves no excuse for neglect of regional Victoria

Monday 19 September 2016 The $9.7 billion leasing of the Port of Melbourne will see more than $970 million for transport infrastructure delivered to regional and rural Victoria. The Liberal-Nationals fought to secure a 10 per cent slice of the port sale proceeds for investment in transport infrastructure in country areas despite strong opposition from…

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Petition to Scrap Safe School Program

Friday 16th September 2016   A future Liberal-Nationals Government will remove Daniel Andrews and Roz Ward’s much maligned Safe Schools program and replace it with an initiative that sends a strong message of mutual respect and anti-bullying Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said he firmly believes that Victorian schools…

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Lib-Nats Fuel Price Inquiry for Regional Victoria

Thursday 15 September 2016 Lib-Nats fuel price inquiry for regional Victoria Liberal and Nationals MPs have successfully moved for Victoria’s Parliament to conduct an inquiry into regional fuel prices today. Fuel comes at a high price for regional Victorians – many hours are spent each week travelling to work into town for services and taking…

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Dairy Assistance Package Discriminates – Walsh

Wednesday 14th September 2016 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has highlighted in State Parliament today a blatant discrimination by the Andrews Labor Government against very stressed dairy farming families. Mr Walsh said the impact of the milk pricing crash is profound and many dairy farming families are really…

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Spirt of ANZAC Prize

Wednesday 14th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged Year 9 and 10 students to apply for the 2016-17 Premier’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize. The Premier’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize will provide 22 students with the opportunity to participate in an overseas study tour of Lemnos Gallipoli…

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Lower Moira Boat Ramp Petition Launched

Wednesday 14th September 2016 The Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has today launched a petition calling on Parks Victoria to stop denying boating access to Deep Creek and the Murray River at Lower Moira. The petition refers to the boat ramp located on Murray River Reserve off Woodbine Drive…

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