Members Statement – Swan Hill Jockey Club

Thursday 22nd June 2017 I want to congratulate the Swan Hill Jockey Club for another very successful three days of racing over the June racing carnival in Swan Hill. Local trainers were very prominent in the winner’s circle and congratulations go to Jane Duncan Con Kelly and Austy Coffey who trained winners over those three…

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Members Statement – Eastlink Tolls

Thursday 22 June 2017 I would like to raise the concerns of country Victorians who use utes as their primary vehicle. When they come to Melbourne they are now charged a lot higher EastLink tolls. Country people who have a ute who have to come to Melbourne for work or pleasure are severely disadvantaged by…

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Members Statement – Steam Rally Echuca Moama

Thursday 22nd June 2017 I  had the opportunity to open the 54th Rotary Club of Echuca-Moama steam rally a great event for Echuca.  Over 700 exhibitors were in the rally and took great pride in restoring and bringing along the vintage machinery. Over 200 volunteers assisted and congratulations go to Cliff Downey as the event organiser for all…

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Constituency Question – Rochester Police

Tuesday 20th June 2017 My constituency question is to the Minister for Police and it is on behalf of Glenda Nichol and the Rochester Business Network. The Rochester Business Network organised a petition calling for increased police resources for Rochester which had over 900 signatures. The Rochester jewellery store has recently been robbed for the third…

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Members Statement – Kerang Rail Accident Memorial

6th June 2017 Kerang Rail Accident Memorial Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – It seems like yesterday but it has been 10 years since 11 people tragically lost their lives and countless more had their lives changed forever by the Kerang rail disaster. Yesterday’s memorial service was filled with sorrow but also with a feeling of solidarity as all those…

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