Disability Self Help Grants Now Available

22 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged disability self-help groups to apply for grants of up to $10 000 to increase the independence and community participation of people with disabilities. “Grant funding is provided for a variety of practical purposes including general expenses running costs and…

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Fire Services Review Submissions Being Kept Secret

22 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government should immediately release all non-confidential submissions made to the Fire Services Review to the public. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said despite the government promising to make the submissions available online they are now being kept a secret until the review is complete. “If…

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Aboriginal Flag Flies at Parliament House

15 September 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (By leave) – As the Leader of The Nationals the party dedicated to representing the people of rural and regional Victoria I am very pleased to rise today to speak on this historic occasion. I know today’s events at Parliament House will be well received by our rural and regional communities…

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Aged Care Sector is the Big Loser on Grand Final Eve

14 September 2015 Alcheringa Residential Care in Swan Hill  is $40 000 out of pocket because of the Melbourne Labor Government’s announced policy of two new public holidays. Alcheringa is a community  based charitable organisation that operates a 74 bed facility 30 of which cater for secure dementia. Mr Walsh said the government’s two new…

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Michael Neoh endorsed in South-West Coast

11 September 2015 Warrnambool Mayor Michael Neoh has been endorsed as The Nationals candidate for the South West Coast by-election. Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Mr Neoh was a proven local leader who listens and delivers for his community. “Michael is a high-calibre candidate who has a track record of action and results…

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Bridging The Gap

11 September 2015 Motivation inspiration and life changing advice from an impressive variety of services was provided to Echuca Moama students at the Echuca Moama Youth Expo – “Bridging the Gap” held in the Stubberfield Stadium today. The Expo is a key initiative of Campaspe Cohuna Local Learning and Employment Network (CCLLEN) under the guidance…

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Swan Hill Clubs Win Community Safety Grants

9 September 2015 Two Swan Hill sporting clubs will improve their own safety and security after receiving grants from the 2015-16 Community Safety Fund. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said Swan Hill Football Netball Club and Swan Hill Sporting Car Club have received grants to help improve security and…

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Victoria Park Safety Upgrade

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund the replacement of the security alarm system at Echuca Football Netball Club social rooms. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $4 000 to support…

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Community Safety Grant for St Mary’s Cricket Club Tyntynder

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund the installation of a security system and security door  at St Mary’s Tyntynder Cricket Club to prevent further break in property damage and theft. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program…

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Rochester Group Receives Community Safety Funding

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will assist in fund the installation of a security system to protect the Rochester Historical & Pioneer Society’s collection of historic photographs and artefacts. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program which has…

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$10 000 Grant To Light Up Atkinson Park

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund solar lighting in the Atkinson Park precinct to prevent anti-social behavior and increase community safety. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the Shire of Gannawarra for their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $10…

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Nominations Called for 2016 Young Achievers Awards

8 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is supporting the 2016 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 and I…

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