$1M in Grants to Amazing Australians

Tuesday 14th March 2017 AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – and Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging people across the Murray Plains electorate to apply. The grants program is open to individuals of all ages walks…

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All Talk No Action on Bendigo Echuca line

Thursday 9th March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has slammed the Labor Government’s announcement of yet another investigation into rail services on the Bendigo line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan this week announced a study investigating how to use local transport to improve access to local employment…

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Energy Relief Off Labor’s Small Business Agenda

Thursday 9th March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that relief on skyrocketing gas and electricity prices for regional small businesses has been pushed to the backburner by the Andrews Government. Small Business Minister Philip Dalidakis refused to answer questions in Parliament today on whether his department was…

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Labor Rorting Continues to Discredit Government

Thursday 9th March 2017 “There is a very good saying that a fish rots from the head down and sadly that is what we have in place now under Daniel Andrews “ said Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh said this week’s Parliamentary sitting showed the Andrews Labor…

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Labor Taxing Country People to Pay for City Transport

Monday 2nd March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh says it is an absolute nonsense for country people to pay a new tax to regulate Uber transport services operating in city settings. He said the Andrews Labor Government is proposing legislation in the Victorian Parliament that all commercial passenger…

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Invitation To Parliament House

Friday 3rd March 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh  has issued an invitation to the constituents of the Murray Plains Electorate to visit Parliament House for the Open Day on Sunday 19 March 2017 between 10.30 am and 3.30 pm. “This is great opportunity for people to have a…

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Commonwealth Hands over $97m for Echuca Moama Bridge

Friday 24th February 2017 Nationals Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum MP says the Liberal National Commonwealth Government has signed over $97m in funding to the Victorian Government for the construction of a new Echuca Moama Bridge. “˜With the additional $97m of Commonwealth money now in the hands of the Victorian Government it’s time to…

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Essendon airport must stay open

Wednesday 22 February 2017   While a tragic accident occurred at Essendon airport yesterday it should not result in a knee-jerk reaction to close a vital transport hub for regional and rural Victorians. This airport is a critically important base for a number of public services that protect and help country Victorians in times of…

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No certainty for Vic forestry jobs

Wednesday 22 February 2017   The Andrews Government’s hostility toward Victoria’s forestry industry will bleed jobs Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh has said. Mr Walsh said workers at two major forestry businesses in East Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley would be devastated at Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford’s failure to commit to doing anything to…

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Equipment Upgrade for Rochester CFA

Friday 17th February 2017 The Rochester CFA has received a funding boost under the first round of the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the brigade had applied for new lighting and has been successful with a grant of $4 470. Mr Walsh…

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