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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Dan’s dairy grants put more pressure on farmers

Thursday 20 October 2016 Help for dairy farmers struggling through the industry downturn is overdue Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh said. “Daniel Andrews has announced grants that he said would extend assistance to our dairy farmers but there are 4200 dairy farms in Victoria and his program will only extend to 360 applicants ”…

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Who Will Pay for Dan’s Pipe Dreams?

Wednesday 19 October 2016 Background The Victorian Government today released “˜Water for Victoria’ a plan for Victoria’s water supply. Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for Water Peter Walsh Labor’s water plan will see more people paying for Dan Andrew’s desal plant. Turning on the desal plant and sending water east north or west means customers…

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Bills Introduced to Victorian Parliament

Sunday 16 October 2016 Dear Editor Bills introduced to Victorian Parliament week ending October 14 2016 Last week five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains electorate residents. The Bills are as follows: “¢ Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 “¢ State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016…

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Storages hit 70% and confirm Dan’s desal disaster

Friday 14 October 2016 Melbourne’s water storages have hit 70 per cent today but Melbourne households will still have to pay for Daniel Andrews’ wasteful $27 million desal water order. Quotes attributable to Peter Walsh Shadow Minister for Water “Today Daniel Andrews has shown he doesn’t care that he’s forcing up water bills and making…

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Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016

Thursday 13th October 2016 Second Reading  – Debate resumed from 15 September; motion of Mr DONNELLAN (Minister for Roads and Road Safety). Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise as the lead speaker on behalf of the Liberal-Nationals on the Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016. This bill establishes the Victorian Fisheries Authority known as the VFA which will be…

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Volunteer Emergency Services Grants Available

Thursday 13th October 2016 A new grants stream to provide new equipment updated facilities and further education and training is now open to Victoria’s emergency services personnel. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program was open to brigades units clubs and volunteers from…

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Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan

Thursday 13 October 2016 The people of Northern Victoria finally have full representation in parliament after Daniel Andrews backed down and allowed a joint sitting to swear in Luke O’Sullivan as The Nationals’ new MP in the Legislative Council. Daniel Andrews had been bullying the Parliament since August 16 but was forced to back down…

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Joint Sitting of Parliament – Council Vacancy

Wednesday 12th October 2016 Legislative Council vacancy Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I second the motion. The Clerk – Are there any other proposals? There being no other proposal the Honourable Telmo Languiller Speaker of the Legislative Assembly will take the Chair. Motion agreed to. The CHAIR – I draw the attention of honourable members to the extracts from…

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More Police Needed for Smaller Communities

Wednesday 12th October 2016 The crime wave and law and order crisis is not just a Melbourne issue according to Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. In State Parliament this week Mr Walsh said a shortage of 24 hour policing resources is putting public safety at risk in small rural…

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