New funding to help grow local sports clubs

Sports clubs across the Murray Plains electorate can now apply for a share in $500,000 in VicHealth funding to get more Victorians active and playing sport. The latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants which opens today, provides funding of up to $3,000 or up to $10,000 to community sport clubs to create more opportunities…

Nominate a local for Victorian Women’s Honour Roll

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling for nominations of local women to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women for 2020 Mr Walsh said the Women’s Honour Roll, established in 2001, celebrates the achievements of Victorian women in a wide range of fields including women from culturally and linguistically…

Volunteer Emergency Service Grants Available

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local emergency service organisations to apply for funding through the 2019-20 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Mr Walsh said the program was open to the Country Fire Authority and Victorian State Emergency Services. “Volunteer emergency services carry out a crucial role…

Nominate Now for Rural Women’s Network

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging women making a difference in the Murray Plains electorate to apply for a place on the Victorian Rural Women’s Network to develop their leadership skills and advocate for country communities. The $500,000 program provides funded places on a range of leadership programs…

Scholarships available for young farmers

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging young farmers to apply for a scholarship to help them build a productive and profitable career in agriculture. Mr Walsh said the Upskill and Invest Young Farmer Scholarship program provided young farmers under the age of 35 with funding for training or…

Community Funding

Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local not-for-profit groups to apply for grants of up to $15,0000 under the The ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program. Mr Walsh said the program focuses specifically on helping build vibrant and sustainable rural communities with a population of 15,000 or fewer. This…

Awards Open for Volunteers

Thursday 13th June 2019 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging his constituents in the Murray Plains Electorate to nominate a valued volunteer for the Volunteer Champions Award. “The awards recognise and reward the tireless efforts of the many volunteers who keep our rural communities strong ” Mr Walsh…