Methamphetamine User Rehabilitation Services

6 August 2015 Adjournment Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Mental Health and it relates to an inquiry of the former Parliament’s Law Reform Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee into the supply and use of methamphetamines particularly ice in Victoria. The action I seek is that the minister put in…

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Infrastructure funding

5 August 2015 – Matters of Public Importance Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution on behalf of the opposition to the member for Werribee’s matter of public importance which to precis it in effect says to the opposition as the Premier has been saying for quite a while now ‘Get out of…

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Statement – The National Country Party

Tuesday 4 August 2015 The National Party of Australia – Victoria has lodged an application with the Victorian Electoral Commission to change the formal registered name of our party to The National Country Party – Victoria. I believe we are the one party that truly represents the interests of country Victorians now as much as…

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Yung Gunz

4 August 2015 – Member’s Statement Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I congratulate a group of talented young Swan Hill rock musicians Yung Gunz who are into the grand final of the reality television talent show Band Wars. The band has dominated four rounds against 43 bands from across Australia to take its place on the finalists stage.…

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twistED — science at play

4 August 2015 – Member’s Statement  Mr WALSH – An exciting new family attraction in Echuca twistED – science at play has been designed for the curious of all ages to challenge minds and spark curiosity with science play. The centre opened just four months ago and last week won first place in the new tourism category of…

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Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

2 August Regional Victorians will not be fooled by the Andrews Labor Government’s attempt to bribe them with the scraps off the table from the sale of the Port of Melbourne. The Port of Melbourne was built off the back of farmers and exporters and the Melbourne focused Labor Government are again short changing regional…

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Grants For Sporting Facilities Now Open

31 July 2015 Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging councils and community organisations in the Murray Plains electorate to consider applying for funding through the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund. Mr Walsh said the program aimed to provide high-quality accessible community sport and recreation facilities across Victoria. “A range of grants is on…

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Labor’s Road Maintenance Media Stunt

17 July 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government is showing absolute contempt for country Victorians with its announcement  of  a Roads Maintenance Boost for Regional Victoria . Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the funding is nothing more than routine VicRoads maintenance dressed up as a media stunt. “The recent State budget confirmed that Labor…

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Walsh Callls For Nominations To Victorian Honour Roll Of Women

10 July 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling for local nominations to the 2016 Victorian Honour Roll of Women (the Honour Roll). Since its commencement in 2001 the Honour Roll has acknowledged and celebrated the outstanding achievemements of 562 Victorian women who have contributed to change across…

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Daniel Andrews’ Holiday Plan To Cost Victoria $1 Billion

8 July 2015 A Regulatory Impact  Statement  prepared by Price Waterhouse Coopers and released this week has confirmed what all Victorian businesses and service providers already knew – the estimated costs of the new public holidays outweigh the benefits. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said The Regulatory Impact  Statement…

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Swan Hill Women’s Forum With Local MP

7 July 2015 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains today hosted a roundtable discussion with community and business women of Swan Hill.  Mr Walsh said that as a general rule most of the  meetings he attends across the state are attended by men.  He said he has initiated women’s forums across…

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