LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL 2017 Second reading

Wednesday 7th February 2018 – Second reading Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (16:44:24) — I rise to speak on the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017. I note the previous speaker the member for Williamstown talked about what they are doing with this bill and the fact that he was proud to be on the Labor side of politics.…

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CONDOLENCES Hon. Arthur Andrew McCutcheon

Tuesday 6th February 2018 – Hon. Arthur Andrew McCutcheon Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:26:40) — Thank you very much Speaker and I join the condolence motion on behalf of The Nationals. Andrew McCutcheon was born in Melbourne in September 1931. He attended Wesley College and then had his tertiary education at Melbourne University where he obtained a…

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Member’s Statement – Hon. Stuart Richard McDonald AM

Tuesday 6th February 2018 – Hon. Stuart Richard McDonald AM Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (15:50:33) — Recently I attended a service to celebrate the life of Stuart Richard McDonald AM. Stuart was born in Rochester and attended Timmering East Primary School Echuca High School and University High School before completing a bachelor of science with honours and…

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Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Second reading Debate resumed from 29 November; motion of Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport). Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (16:45:20) — I rise to speak on behalf of the Liberal-Nationals on the Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2017. As all members would be aware this is an omnibus bill that makes a number of amendments to acts regulating…

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Second Reading – Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops Bill) 2016

Wednesday 29th November 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 12 October 2016; motion of Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport). Government amendments circulated by Ms ALLAN (Minister for Public Transport) under standing orders. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:00:26) — I rise to speak on the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops) Bill 2016. It is interesting that…

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Adjournment – Cohuna District Hospital

Adjournment – Cohuna District Hospital Cohuna District Hospital Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:11:56) — (13 730) Before I start my adjournment matter can I just say how great it was to work with Ian Clark to help him get all those permits to set up the cable ski park down there. It is great to see what a…

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Condolences – Hon Ian Robert Cathie

Tuesday 14th November 2017 Hon. Ian Robert Cathie Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (12:24:10) – Ian Robert Cathie was born on 24 October 1932 in Melbourne. He was educated in the state primary school system Wesley College and at Queen’s College at Melbourne University where he graduated with a bachelor of arts with honours and a diploma of education.…

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Member’s Statement – Random House Rochester

Tuesday 2nd November 2017 – Random House Rochester Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:41:08) – I again raise the concerns of the community of Rochester and the saga of what is Random House in Rochester. Random House is a heritage‑listed property under the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) and it has been allowed to go to rack and…

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Member’s Statement – Murrabit Country Market

Thursday 2nd November 2017 – Murrabit Country Market Mr WALSH – In the last few seconds I would like to congratulate Murrabit Country Market which is celebrating its 40th year this Saturday. They have a great day planned at the Murrabit market and we encourage anyone in northern Victoria or anyone that wants to travel to northern…

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Constituency Question – Echuca Magistrates Court

18 October 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (11:50:38) – (13 291) My constituency question is to the Attorney-General on behalf of the Campaspe Shire Council. On 29 April 2016 the Attorney-General announced $1.1 million to improve community safety and deliver on key recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence concerning the Echuca courthouse: separate court access safe waiting rooms…

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Grievances – Energy Policy

18 October 2017 Debate resumed. Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I compliment the member for Essendon on his contribution. It is amazing how empty vessels make the most noise. It was certainly 15 minutes of an empty vessel up there. The fact that he protesteth too loud about the member for Kew obviously shows that those on that…

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