Youngcare at Home Grants

Friday 1st February 2019   Youngcare At Home Care Grants Available   Applications for the Youngcare At Home Care Grants in Victoria are now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging families and service providers who are caring at home for a young person with high care needs…

Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme

Monday 22nd October 2018 A Liberal Nationals Government will ease the cost of accessing specialist healthcare for tens of thousands of people living in country Victoria with significant increases in the reimbursement rates for the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS). Victorians who have to travel more than 100kms one way or 500kms a week…

Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital

Adjournment – Swan Hill Hospital Tuesday 24th August 2018 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) (19:51:58) – (14 816) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health and the action I seek from the minister is for her to instruct her department to provide an up-to-date costing on the redevelopment of the Swan Hill hospital. The Swan Hill Needs…

Funds for Sports Clubs to Buy Defibrillators

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Local sporting clubs are encouraged to apply for an automatic defibrillator to help save the lives of players officials and spectators. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program was now open and provided clubs with funding to purchase…

Kerang Doctor Shortage Raised In State Parliament

Tuesday 15th May 2018 Chronic shortages of local doctors is a problem rural and regional communities know all too well says Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Mr Walsh told state parliament last week that the rural township of Kerang is currently facing a critical shortage of doctors that could…

Labor Votes Against Cancer Rights for Firefighters

Tuesday 15th May 2018 In State Parliament last week the Liberal Nationals introduced a bill for presumptive cancer rights for firefighters.   Daniel Andrews and Labor voted down this bill. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that once again the Premier for Melbourne has sold out the CFA. “Daniel Andrews…