Members Statement – Drought Assistance

Members Statement – Drought Assistance 9 February 2019 Mr Walsh :  I raise the plight of the dairy farmers in northern Victoria. Consumers take for granted the dairy products-the milk the cheese the yoghurt-they have in their supermarkets but every day dairy farming families have to live with the stress of trying to keep their…

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Commemorations – 2009 Bushfires

Commemorations – 2009 Bushfires 6 February 2019 Mr Walsh :  I rise to support the condolence motion moved by the Premier for the 2009 bushfires. As has already been said the 2009 bushfires are more than Black Saturday. There were fires before Black Saturday and obviously there were fires for a long time after Black…

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Questions Without Notice – Kangaroo Pet Food

Questions Without Notice – Kangaroo Pet Food 6 February 2019 Mr Walsh :  My question is to the Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change. Minister is it government policy that kangaroos controlled with an authority to control wildlife permit after 31 March will be left in the paddock to feed wild dogs and foxes…

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Questions Without Notice – Drought Relief

Questions Without Notice – Drought Relief 5th February 2019 Mr Walsh:  My question is to the Premier.  The situation for dairy farmers in northern Victoria is dire.   Murray Dairy is now sahying that a third of dairy farms in northern Victoria will close.   The perfect storm of drought and industry downturn has led to low…

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Members Statement – Fruit Fly

Members Statement – Fruit Fly Thursday 20 September 2018 Fruit fly Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (09:42:37) – I want to raise the concerns of the fruitgrowers in my electorate who live and run businesses in the Gannawarra shire and those concerns are around fruit fly. Mildura Rural City Council and Swan Hill Rural City Council do very…

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