Labor derails Murray Basin Rail Project

Tuesday 5 June 2018   Multi-million dollar investments by freight businesses in Victoria’s west and north-west have been significantly impacted by Daniel Andrews’ Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s decision to put an indefinite hold on the Murray Basin Rail Project. Today in State Parliament Question Time Jacinta Allan couldn’t say when the next stage of…

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…

Scholarships Available For Young Farmers

Friday 30th June 2017 Young farmers across the Murray Plains Electorate are being encouraged to apply for scholarships aimed at helping them succeed in their food and fibre career.   Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Young Farmer Scholarships program provides primary producers under the age of 35…

Labor shuns regional agriculture innovation

Wednesday 10 August 2016 Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh has welcomed a multi-million dollar university investment in a state-of-the-art food and fibre innovation hub and called on the Andrews Labor Government to follow by example with investment in our world-class industry. RMIT opened its $15 million Food Research and Innovation Centre earlier today at…