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…

Zero Tolerance on School Bullying

Thursday 9th August 2018 The Nationals will have a zero tolerance approach to bullying in government schools if elected in November. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said a new anti-bullying program would be rolled out in all government schools across the Murray Plains electorate. Mr Walsh said the $15.3…

Statement on Echuca Specialist School Funding

Monday 16 July 2018 Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has congratulated the Echuca Specialist School community for securing a long overdue funding pledge from the State Government. “Every budget since 2015 has been so disappointing but this community has refused to give up and we’ve raised the school’s plight at every opportunity in order…

Swan Hill Gets A Raw Deal From Daniel Andrews

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that Andrews Labor Government’s latest State Budget offered a very raw deal to Swan Hill and district. Mr Walsh said he was bitterly disappointed Labor had again ignored the pressing need to fund the continued redevelopment of Swan Hill…