Condolences – The Hon William D McGrath

Hon. William Desmond McGrath Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:10:11) – I join the Premier in the condolence motion on William Desmond McGrath more commonly known to all of us as Bill. Bill was born on 3 December 1936 and at that time his family lived at Swanwater near St Arnaud. He was the sixth of seven children. He was…

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No Confidence in Government

No Confidence in Government Tuesday 24th August 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:41:10) – I seek an hour as a lead speaker for another party. Ms Allan – No. You are not another party. Mr WALSH – We are another party. Ms Allan – You are the coalition. Mr WALSH – We are the National Party. The DEPUTY SPEAKER – Leave is not granted. Honourable members…

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Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital

Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital Tuesday 24th August 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:51:58) – (14 816) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health and the action I seek from the minister is for her to instruct her department to provide an up-to-date costing on the redevelopment of the Swan Hill hospital. The Swan Hill Needs…

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Member’s Statement – Campaspe College of Adult Education

Member’s Statement – Campaspe College of Adult Education Thursday 9th August 2018 Campaspe College of Adult Education Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:41:10) – I raise the concerns today of Campaspe College of Adult Education in Echuca and particularly the impact its closure would have on the adult students of Echuca. Campaspe College of Adult Education has been…

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Parliamentary Debate – Member Conduct

Parliamentary Debate – Member Conduct Wednesday 8th August 2018 Debate resumed. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:58:03) – I move: That paragraph (7) be omitted. In joining the debate on the motion from the government and particularly on the amendment that I have just moved I will start by reading a Hamilton Spectator post from 5.36 last night: In…

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Constituency Question – Rochester Ambulance Service

Constituency Question – Rochester Ambulance Service 26th July 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (11:52:31) – (14 708) My constituency question is to the Minister for Health and it is on behalf of the Rochester community. Twelve months ago Ambulance Victoria implemented a trial roster of two-officer crews at the Rochester ambulance station. The trial recently concluded and the…

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Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Council’s Amendments

Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Council’s Amendments 26 July 2018 Council’s amendments Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (17:31:27) – I follow the Attorney-General who seems to have such great faith in the upper house. If I remember rightly the Attorney-General has just spent literally hundreds and hundreds of thousands of dollars taking the Ombudsman to court because he…

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Matters of Public Importance – Australian Labor Party

Matters of Public Importance – Australian Labor Party 25th July 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:31:51) – I rise to support the member for Bulleen and his matter of public importance (MPI) which says: That this house condemns the Andrews Labor government for its systematic rorting of Victorian taxpayers dollars including: (1)   rorting electorate office budgets for…

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Members Statement – Kow Swamp

Members Statement – Kow Swamp I raise the ongoing saga of the Lions picnic park at Kow Swamp near Leitchville. The floods of 2011 caused erosion to start at this popular picnic area and given it is on the eastern side of Kow Swamp it is constantly being eroded further by the prevailing westerly winds.…

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Matters Of Public Importance – Infrastructure Projects

Matters Of Public Importance – Infrastructure Projects Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (14:43:43) – I rise to make a contribution on the member for Narre Warren North’s matter of public importance (MPI) which I will not give the satisfaction of reading out because it is just a long litany of self-praise. If you look at the matter of…

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (10:11:28) – It is a pleasure to get up and respond to the Leader of the House on her motion. It is an interesting position from the Leader of the House to defend the media when she is the one who has been accused of bullying and threatening to sue…

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Adjournment – Wandella Recreation Reserve

Adjournment – Wandella Recreation Reserve Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:04:52) – (14 589) My adjournment issue tonight is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and it probably fits into both of his portfolio titles. It concerns the Wandella Football Club the Wandella Bombers who are just west-south-west of Kerang and play in the Golden Rivers Football…

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