Apply Now For Sporting Clubs Grants

Thursday 29th June 2017 Grants allowing grassrooots sporting clubs to update their equipment upskill volunteers and coaches improve their operational effectiveness and introduce new participants are now open for applications. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged all local clubs and organisations to apply for round one of the…

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…

Unemployment Rises Again In North West Victoria

Friday 23rd June 2017 Jobs in north-west Victoria are disappearing under Daniel Andrews but he is standing idly by and doing nothing Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has said. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows there are now 5976 people unemployed in north-west Victoria putting the unemployment rate at 7.8…

Federal Govt delivers what Andrews Labor Govt refuses to

Wednesday 10 May 2017   Country Victorians will get the vital investments they need after the Federal Liberal Nationals Government delivered for the projects that Daniel Andrews refuses to fund. Investments in rail and road infrastructure projects in regional Victoria and new agriculture initiatives for our primary producers were welcome commitments in Tuesday’s Federal Budget.…

Closure of Rochester’s Murray Goulburn factory

Tuesday 2 May 2017 Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the closure of the Murray Goulburn factory at Rochester is a devastating blow for the town. MG announced today the Rochester plant which employs more than 150 people will close in March 2018. “Suppliers and local communities are living with the consequences of decisions…

More Funding Needed for Kyabram P-12 College

Thursday 13th April 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is calling on the Andrews Labor Government to commit funding to the Kyabram P-12 College in the May State Budget. “Prior to the November 2014 election the Liberal-Nationals Coalition announced $10 million to enable the college to finally construct its…