Questions Without Notice – Vic Bushfires

Questions Without Notice – Vic Bushfires 5 March 2019 Mr Walsh :  There was a 10-hour delay in accessing critical firefighting machinery from a particular harvest and haul contractor. Given the ongoing nature of these protests I ask the Premier: what steps are being taken by the government to ensure that critical firefighting equipment supplied…

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…

Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control

Adjournment Pest Animal and Weed Control Thursday 20 September 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (17:06:37) – (15 037) My adjournment matter this afternoon is for the Minister for Agriculture. The action I seek from the minister is that she adopt the very sensible solution put forward by the Liberal-National parties recently to establish a dedicated invasive weeds and…

Members Statement – Kow Swamp

Members Statement – Kow Swamp I raise the ongoing saga of the Lions picnic park at Kow Swamp near Leitchville. The floods of 2011 caused erosion to start at this popular picnic area and given it is on the eastern side of Kow Swamp it is constantly being eroded further by the prevailing westerly winds.…

Volunteer Action Grants On Offer

Monday 10th April 2017 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged community and volunteer groups Traditional Owner groups not-for-profit environmental organisations and schools focused on environmental projects to apply for funding through the $1 million Community and Volunteer Action Grants. Mr Walsh said the grants were designed to…

Second Reading – Climate Change Bill

Thursday 8 December 2016 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution on the Climate Change Bill 2016. In starting off can I say that I think the member for Ivanhoe the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment missed an opportunity to actually talk about his own government’s legislation. He seems fixated with the opposition. He…