Statement on Rural Assistance Commissioner

Wednesday 16 October 2019   Regional communities will expect the new Commissioner to be frank and fearless with his advice to the Andrews Government. Labor may have put him on the payroll but at the end of the day it’s taxpayers’ dollars and Mr Tuohey’s job is to stand up for our regional communities. Labor’s…

Bendigo residents calling for details of GovHub deal

Bendigo residents are calling for more transparency on plans to sell council-owned land for the Bendigo GovHub with hundreds of signatures tabled in Victorian Parliament. Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh tabled a petition last week with 328 signatures calling for more detail on the deal with…

A new voice for Victoria in Federal leadership

Thursday 7 December 2017   Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh has congratulated Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie on her election as The Nationals’ deputy leader today. Speaking on behalf of the Victorian Nationals and the state Liberal Nationals parliamentary team Mr Walsh said Senator McKenzie will be a strong voice for rural and regional Victoria.…

Nationals Win for Shires and Regional Victoria

Tuesday 27th June 2017 Strong opposition from the Liberal-Nationals in the Victorian Parliament has resulted in the Andrews Labor Government abandoning unpopular plans to centralise Victorian property valuations to the Valuer-General’s office in Melbourne. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said an amendment to remove Part 9 of the State…

Adjournment – Camp Site Rubbish Removal

14 April 2016 Murray Plains electorate camp site rubbish removal Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – The matter I raise is for the Minister for Environment Climate Change and Water. The action that I seek from the minister is that she provide funding to Parks Victoria to place large dumpster bins at the exits to the Parks Victoria…

Rochester Group Receives Community Safety Funding

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will assist in fund the installation of a security system to protect the Rochester Historical & Pioneer Society’s collection of historic photographs and artefacts. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program which has…

Victoria Park Safety Upgrade

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund the replacement of the security alarm system at Echuca Football Netball Club social rooms. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the club on their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $4 000 to support…