Statement on Rural Assistance Commissioner

Wednesday 16 October 2019   Regional communities will expect the new Commissioner to be frank and fearless with his advice to the Andrews Government. Labor may have put him on the payroll but at the end of the day it’s taxpayers’ dollars and Mr Tuohey’s job is to stand up for our regional communities. Labor’s…

Shade Grants Now Open

Local schools, community groups and sporting clubs across the Murray Plains electorate are encouraged to apply for funding from the 2019 Shade Grants Program that is now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said by establishing shaded areas within our schools and communities we can seriously abate the negative…

Celebrating Book Week

Reading Is My Secret Power is the theme of Book Week 2019 that is being celebrated in schools across the Murray Plains electorate this week. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said he was pleased to be invited by Kyabram Early Learning Centre to read a book of his choosing…

Parliament Prize comes to Boort Secondary College

Year 10 student at Boort Secondary College, Ebony Chamberlain, has taken out third prize in the 2019 Victorian State Parliament Prize competition. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh, who also grew up in Boort, visited the school yesterday to present Ebony with her prize. This year, students were asked to…

A brighter future for Cohuna Secondary College

Friday 9 November 2018 The Nationals will fund a brighter future for students at Cohuna Secondary College contributing to the development of a masterplan to bring the school into the 21st century. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said The Nationals in government will provide $300 000 to develop a…

Breaking down country student barriers

Thursday 27th September 2018 Rural students choosing to study away from home at the completion of their secondary schooling will be better supported to settle into tertiary education under a Liberal Nationals Government. Moving away from family and friends for university or TAFE study ‘“ often in Melbourne or further abroad ‘“ is a daunting…