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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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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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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Business of the House – Vacancy

15 September 2016 Adjournment – Business of the House Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to support the manager of opposition business in his opposition to the adjournment of the house. In doing that I suppose we can give a bit of latitude to the members for Essendon and Macedon for their contributions because they are…

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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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The Dairy Industry

14th September 2016 Member’s Statement – Dairy industry Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The Andrews government is blatantly discriminating against dairy farming families in my electorate of Murray Plains who choose to send their children to their nearest denominational school of choice in this case Moama Anglican Grammar School. These families are eligible for the Victorian school…

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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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