Support for Emergency Services

Thursday 25th July 2018 Emergency service organisations across the Murray Plains electorate can apply now for funding through the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program. “Grants of up to $50 000 are available to SES units and other organisations identified in the Emergency Management Manual Victoria” Mr Walsh said. “Volunteer emergency services play a crucial…

Girls Take To The Pitch At BLU Cricket

Friday 6th July 2018 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh visited the Bamawm Recreation Reserve today to congratulate Bamawm Lockington United Cricket Club (BLUCC) President Paul Colbert on receiving a VicHealth Active Club Grant. The grants providing funding to increase opportunities for Victorians to participate in community sports clubs…

Daniel Andrews’ secret plan to dismantle V/Line

Thursday 28 June 2018   Daniel Andrews and his failed Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan must come clean on their secret plan to swallow up country rail services into the struggling metropolitan PTV system. The Andrews Labor Government has appointed Jeroen Weimar CEO of Public Transport Victoria (PTV) to the role of V/Line Board Chairman…

Travel Grants for Young Sports Stars – Walsh

Thursday 28th June 2018 Talented young sportspeople in the region have the opportunity to access travel assistance grants according to Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh MP. Mr Walsh said that applications are now being sought under the 2018/19 Athlete Pathway Travel Grant Program. The program assists athletes coaches officials…

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…

Opportunity to Celebrate Outstanding Women

Thursday 17th May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged women in the Murray Plains electorate to recognise outstanding local peers by nominating them for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Since 2001 the Honour Roll has acknowledged and celebrated the achievements of over 600 amazing and…

Mildura’s transformational rail revival will continue

Tuesday 24 April 2018   Mildura’s transformational rail revival will continue under an elected Liberal Nationals Government. The Nationals’ Leader Peter Walsh and Member for Mildura Peter Crisp committed $80 million to the next stage of rail works in Mildura today outlining plans for level crossings upgrades and extending passing loops on the line from…

Community Heritage Grants Program

Monday 6th March 2018 The National Library of Australia has announced the 2018 Community Heritage Grants Program which is providing grants of up to $15 000 to assist in the preservation of cultural heritage collections of national significance. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the program comes with the…