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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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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Members Statement – Campapse Crime

Tuesday 11th October 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The crime wave and law and order crisis that is spreading right across Victoria is not just a Melbourne issue. I draw the house’s attention to the small town of Lockington where the Pentreath’s Foodworks business had a staff member the baker held early in the morning at…

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Adjournment – Swan Hill District Health

Tuesday 11th October 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – (11 775) My adjournment issue tonight is for the Minister for Health and it is in regard to a funding application for $2.6 million from the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund for a hospice at the Swan Hill District Health hospital. To my understanding the application was submitted back in May.…

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Money Available for Regional Arts

Thursday 6th October 2016 MONEY AVAILABLE FOR REGIONAL ARTS Regional arts presenters are being invited to share in $295 000 of grants under the Small Regional Presenters part of the Regional Arts Package. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the funding is available to not for profit arts groups…

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Chaplaincy Celebration in Ky

Tuesday 4th October 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged Kyabram people to support a dinner being held to celebrate fifteen years of chaplaincy at Kyabram P-12 College. “The chaplaincy program offers a place of refuge to young people who are struggling with family concerns or who need…

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Crime Statistics Reveal Worrying Trend

Thursday 29th September 2016 Crime across the Campaspe LGA is up nearly 20 per cent on 2015 figures new statistics from Victoria’s Crime Statistics Agency has revealed. In the Agency’s annual report released on Thursday Campaspe LGA recorded a 19.5 per cent increase in crime between June 2015 and June 2016. Total offences were up…

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VicHealth Innovation Challenge Grants – Sport

Thursday 29th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging sporting bodies from across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for VicHealth Innovation Challenge – Sport funding. Mr Walsh said the funding program is looking for clever ideas to get more Victorians physically active by taking community sport…

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Shade Grants Are Now Open

Tuesday 20th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging community groups including sports clubs local councils and not-for-profit groups  to take advantage of the $10 million Community Shade Grant Program which is now open. The program provides funding to construct new shade purchase portable shade plant a…

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Nominations Called for 2016-17 Young Achievers Awards

Tuesday 20th September 2016 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is supporting the 2016-17 Victorian Young Achievers Awards by calling for nominations from the Murray Plains electorate. “We have so many very talented and community minded young people in our community who deserve to be acknowledged for their efforts ”…

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