Students’ chance to commemorate battle

3 August 2016 Schools from the Murray Plains electorate are able to apply for transport subsidies to encourage students to attend the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said schools were able to apply for funding packages of up to $1000 to…

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Country Football and Netball Grants

2 August 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged grassroots football and netball clubs and umpiring organisations to apply for grants of up to $100 000 to improve their facilities. Applications for the current round of The Country Football and Netball Program are now open and will close…

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Letter to the Editor (100 years of The Nationals)

Monday 1 August 2016 Dear Editor The Nationals celebrated a tremendous milestone last weekend – 100 years in politics. During that time we have gone by many names first the Country Party National Party and now The Nationals but there is one thing that has never changed – our commitment to regional communities. Unlike the…

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Back to Work Failing Campaspe Residents

26 July 2016 The Andrews Labor Government’s Back to Work Scheme is failing residents in small communities across Campaspe the latest figures released by the State Revenue Office show. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh and Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader Steph Ryan said that just a handful of…

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Invasive Animal Inquiry Seeks Local Input

18th July 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged concerned property owners to have their say as part of a parliamentary inquiry into the control of invasive animals on Crown land. Mr Walsh said the Victorian Parliament’s Environment Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee was considering the benefits…

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Fred Hollows award seeks compassionate youngsters

14 July 2016 Nominations have opened for the first Fred Hollows Humanity Award in Victoria and Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging locals to get involved. Professor Fred Hollows dedicated his life to helping others saving the sight of disadvantaged people around the world. The Fred Hollows Foundation…

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Election result confirms The Nationals still going strong

Wednesday 13 July 2016   The Federal Election results have confirmed voters still see The Nationals as the one true party that delivers for regional Victoria. “The 2016 election confirms that even after 100 years voters still see The Nationals as their strong voice for Victoria’s regional communities “ Victoria’s Leader of The Nationals Peter…

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