Regional communities to host Parliament under Liberal Nationals

Thursday 8 February 2018   Communities in Regional Victoria would host Victorian Parliament for the first time since 2012 under an elected Liberal Nationals government. Opposition Leader Matthew Guy and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh announced the commitment today at State Parliament in the first sitting week of 2018. The Liberal…

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Walsh Encourages Youth Parliament

Thursday 8th February 2018 Young people from across Victoria who want the opportunity to influence Victorian law have the opportunity to do so as part of the YMCA Youth Parliament program Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said today. Mr Walsh said applications for the 2018 Victorian Youth Parliament Program…

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LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL 2017 Second reading

Wednesday 7th February 2018 – Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (16:44:24) — I rise to speak on the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017. I note the previous speaker the member for Williamstown talked about what they are doing with this bill and the fact that he was proud to be on the Labor side of politics.…

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Neighbourhood Houses Call for Support

Wednesday 7th February 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has delivered to the Parliament of Victoria hundreds of postcards signed by local residents in support of regional Neighbourhood Houses. The postcards are part of a campaign by Neighbourhood Houses Victoria to have the Melbourne Labor Government deliver on its…

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Member’s Statement – Hon. Stuart Richard McDonald AM

Tuesday 6th February 2018 – Hon. Stuart Richard McDonald AM Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:50:33) — Recently I attended a service to celebrate the life of Stuart Richard McDonald AM. Stuart was born in Rochester and attended Timmering East Primary School Echuca High School and University High School before completing a bachelor of science with honours and…

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CONDOLENCES Hon. Arthur Andrew McCutcheon

Tuesday 6th February 2018 – Hon. Arthur Andrew McCutcheon Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:26:40) — Thank you very much Speaker and I join the condolence motion on behalf of The Nationals. Andrew McCutcheon was born in Melbourne in September 1931. He attended Wesley College and then had his tertiary education at Melbourne University where he obtained a…

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Grants Available to Attract CFA Volunteers

Tuesday 30th January 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging CFA brigades from across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for funding to attract and retain volunteers. In what Mr Walsh has called”too little too late” the Melbourne Labor Government has announced the Enhancing Volunteerism Grants Program. The…

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Australia Day

Thursday 25th January 2018 An elected Liberal Nationals government will move to protect our communities’ Australia Day celebrations on January 26 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has said. Almost all Victorian local governments do the right thing except for three inner-city Greens Labor councils that appear to be obsessed…

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AgriFuture Scholarships to Nuture Young Leaders

Thursday 25th January 2018 Young Australian students looking to develop their careers in agribusiness are being urged to nominate for a scholarship designed to nurture future leaders in the sector Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains  said today. Applicants for the AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident…

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Show Your Pride on Australia Day

Tuesday 23 January 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged residents to get involved in their community on Australia Day to celebrate all that is good about life in Australia. Mr Walsh said January 26 was a chance for everyone to express national pride and to acknowledge our…

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Liberal Nationals commit to tackling cross-border problems

Friday 19 January 2018   Communities along Victoria’s state borders will benefit from the services of a dedicated Cross Border Commissioner under an elected Liberal Nationals government. People living and working in Victoria’s border communities alongside New South Wales and South Australia face unique problems including with access to services licencing and coordination of emergency…

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