Population Policy Taskforce Launched – Walsh

Wednesday 16 November 2016 Managing Victoria’s population growth is the biggest challenge facing Victoria today according to The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh in conjunction with Leader of The Liberals Matthew Guy yesterday launched the Victorian Population Policy Taskforce which highlights the need to regionalize Victoria’s growth…

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Labor fails to deliver sustainable hunting plan

Thursday 10 November 2016 Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today failed to explain why the State Government’s long-promised plan for hunting in Victoria is not being released. In question time today The Nationals’ new Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan asked Minister Pulford to explain the five month delay in the release of the Sustainable Hunting…

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Bills Introduced to Victorian Parliament November 8-10 2016

Letter to The Editor Last week five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains residents. The Bills are as follows: Creative Victoria Bill 2016 Heritage Bill 2016 Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Amendment Bill 2016 Small Business Commission Bill 2016 More information on the proposed Bills can…

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Woolies must keep promise to the Goulburn Valley

Tuesday 8 November 2016 Woolworths said in 2014 they would stand with SPC Ardmona suppliers “for the long-term” yet today there are reports they might break that promise just two years in. We were reassured at the time that the supermarket giant would “bring certainty” and “confidence” to farmers but now they appear to be…

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Letter to the Editor (Wild Dog Bounty Backflip)

Monday 31 October 2016 Dear Editor Wild dogs destroy our livestock and native animals and take an emotional toll on our farmers. This is not new so it beggars belief that our city-centric Labor Government have spent two years dismantling Victoria’s Wild Dog Control program. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford wasted two years playing politics with…

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Sustainable Water Management Grants Open

Thursday 27 October 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local sporting clubs to apply for grants of up to $150 000 to implement sustainable water management practices. A total of $2.3 million is available for sporting and recreation facilities in 10 municipalities including Gannawarra and Loddon Shires.…

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The Nationals To Celebrate In Cohuna

Wednesday 26 October 2016 The contribution of the Leitchville and Cohuna communities to conservative politics in Victoria will be reminisced at a drinks function next month in celebration of 100 years of continuous service by The Nationals. The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the function was part of…

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Wild Dog Bounty Backflip

Wednesday 26 October 2016 Wild dog numbers are out of control because the Andrews Labor Government spent two years playing politics with an effective program set up by the former Liberal-Nationals government. Jaala Pulford was very wrong and very arrogant to ignore the advice of farmers who are dealing with the impact of devastating wild…

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Loddon Shire Schools Receive Maintenance Funding

Tuesday 25th October 2016 Two schools in the Loddon Shire will receive funding under the Planned Maintenance Program  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. The funding will provide the two schools with a total of $231 000 to improve their facilities. The two schools that have received funding…

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Schools Receive Maintenance Funding

Monday 24th October 2016 Two Echuca primary schools will receive funding under the Planned Maintenance Program  according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. The funding will provide the two schools with a total of $294 000 to improve their facilities. The two schools that have received funding from this…

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