Public Holiday Survey

7 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh wants to know the electorate view on the public holiday that nobody really wants. The Melbourne Labor Government has declared a Grand Final eve public holiday on Friday 2nd October. This holiday will cost Victoria about $1b in lost productivity and…

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The Nationals to stand in Polwarth and South-West Coast

Monday 7 September 2015 The Nationals will stand candidates in both the Polwarth and South-West Coast by-elections. Former Member for Western Victoria Region David O’Brien has been endorsed as the candidate for Polwarth while nominations for South-West Coast are open. Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Mr O’Brien was a true local champion with…

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Local History Grant for Nyah West Primary School

4 September 2015 The lessons of the past at Nyah District Primary School will live longer and reach more locals thanks to the Local History Grants Awards. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh attended the school today to officially present the award to the school community. He said the Nyah District Primary School had received…

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Nominate Now for the Rural Women’s Award

  3 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local women involved in primary industries who are passionate about their work and their community to nominate for the 2016 Rural Women’s Award. Mr Walsh said the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDIC) Rural Women’s Award provides…

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Matter of Public Importance

1 September 2015 Trade union influence Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – If that was an audition for the position of the next deputy leader of the government next Deputy Premier of Victoria the member for Keysborough needs a few more lessons because that was an uncoordinated ramble and rant about a whole heap of disjointed things. Mate…

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Victorian Landcare Program – Have Your Say

1 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains said it is in the interests of the Victorian Landcare community to make submissions to the review of the Victorian Landcare Program which includes an evaluation of the Victorian Landcare Facilitator Initiative. Mr Walsh said without strong support for the Victorian Landcare Facilitator…

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Hon. Frank Noel Wilkes AM

1 September 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to join other members of Parliament particularly the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition in speaking on the condolence motion for Frank Noel Wilkes. As has already been said Frank was born in Northcote and educated at the Northcote state primary school and high school and…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy – Swan Hill

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging Swan Hill Rural City Council ratepayers to check their rate notices for the actual increase in fire services…

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Condolences

1st September 2015 Hon. Francis Raymond Scully Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I also rise to join the condolence motion for Francis Raymond Scully. As has been said Frank was born in Bendigo on 27 January 1920 and passed away peacefully at Cabrini Prahran aged 95 in August this year. He is survived by his wife Moira. He…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy – Gannawarra

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging Gannawarra ratepayers to check their rate notices for the actual increase in fire services property levy (FSPL) for…

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Check Your Fire Services Property Levy

1 September 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is putting its hands deeper and deeper into the pockets of local ratepayers by significantly increasing the fire services property levy (FSPL). With more than 20 000 rate notices being sent out to properties across the Campaspe Shire this week Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is urging…

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New Ambulance Station for Echuca Paramedics

Tuesday 27 August 2015 The redevelopment of Echuca Ambulance Station announced by the State Government today follows on from the new stations delivered by the Liberal-Nationals Government in Swan Hill and Kerang. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the current Echuca Ambulance Station was ageing and in need of a rebuild. “This announcement means…

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