Local students encouraged to compete in Parliament Prize

The Nationals Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, is encouraging local students to enter the 2020 Parliament Prize competition. Mr Walsh said the Parliament Prize was an annual competition that provided students with a chance to experience the parliamentary process and raise awareness on a matter that was important to them. “This year the Parliament…

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Residents wheelie sick of after-dark hoons

HOONS have taken over many of Echuca’s streets after dark and residents have had enough. And are blaming much of the trouble on the Victorian Government for not providing the town with enough police resources to effectively protect the community. A group of them have joined forces with Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh to…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Daniel Andrews has turned his back on Victorian producers. China’s unjustified decision to impose an 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley threatens Victorian jobs and our state’s economy. It clearly shows the cracks in Daniel Andrews’ secret Belt and Road deal with Beijing. Victorian farmers are being smashed by Chinese government imposed…

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Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Kerang

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Kerang and district. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns…

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Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Kyabram

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Kyabram. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns have smashed…

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Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Echuca

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Echuca. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns have smashed…

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Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs in Rochester

  Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in at local businesses in Rochester. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a sudden backflip on coronavirus restrictions from the Andrews Government over the weekend had blindsided local restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars that had planned to reopen to 50 diners. “Coronavirus shutdowns have smashed…

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Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in regional Victoria. Victorian food service businesses had planned to reopen to 50 people on Monday under a planned easing of coronavirus restrictions. Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the Andrews Labor Government had blindsided country businesses with…

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Walsh fights for Echuca East crossing

THE numbers don’t lie and right now Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the numbers don’t add up. And he said ongoing indecision around the numbers is putting local schoolchildren at risk. Mr Walsh stood up in Parliament this week in an urgent bid to save the Echuca East Primary School pedestrian crossing. “According…

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Agriculture Minister all bark and no bite on timber jobs

Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes has again refused to fight for jobs in Victoria’s timber communities – including those in her own electorate of Northern Victoria. Federal Labor has slammed the Andrews Government’s plan to ban Victoria’s native timber industry by 2030, with Senator Raff Ciccone telling Parliament this week: “Every single one of these jobs…

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Labor waives the white flag on wild dog control

The Andrews Labor Government’s decision not to renew the Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee decimates years of hard work to protect livestock against vicious wild dog attacks. The Committee was recently notified it will be disbanded when the current term ends in June 2020. Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes says she will instead be seeking ‘bespoke…

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