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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New Police Station for Echuca

28 August 2015 Construction of Echuca’s long awaited police station is scheduled to commence in the coming weeks according to Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh visited the site of the new station today with his parliamentary colleague Hon Edward O’Donohue Shadow Minister for Police Corrections and Community Safety. “The two adjoining properties…

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Local History Grant for Cohuna A.P. & H. Society

25 August 2015 The triumphs hardships and characters that make up the history of the Cohuna Agriculture Pastoral & Horticultural Society¬† (AP & H Society) will live longer and reach more locals thanks to the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants program. The AP & H Society has received a $9 159 grant to create a…

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Adjournment

20 August 2015 Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority constraint management strategy Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – My adjournment matter is directed to the Minister for Environment Climate Change and Water. It concerns the constraint management strategy that the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is preparing for the upper Goulburn River as part of the Murray-Darling Basin…

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Nominate Your Local Sporting Hero

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged the local community to nominate someone they know for the 2015 Community Sport and Recreation Awards. Mr Walsh said all local communities can nominate their local sporting volunteers coaches officials and clubs for the awards. “The awards have a long-standing reputation for…

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