Regional business hit by energy price rise

Thursday 6 April 2017   Rising gas and electricity prices are a massive challenge facing our regional businesses this year. With the closure of Hazelwood Power Station on March 31 and no baseload power alternative from the Andrews Government it’s only going to get worse. The closure of Hazelwood is the result Daniel Andrews always…

Victoria – The Crime Capital of Australia

6th  April 2017 Victoria under Daniel Andrews is now the undisputed crime capital of Australia. Figures released today show that for the year 2016 crime rates in Victoria increased by 10.2% compared to NSW crime rates which increased by just 0.41%. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said that under…

Harriet Shing too busy to act on wild dogs

Wednesday 5 April 2017   The Andrews Labor Government’s bungled management of Victoria’s Wild Dog Control program has gone from bad to worse as wild dog numbers and attacks on livestock increase. “Wild dogs are a significant challenge for North East and far East Gippsland livestock farmers and feeble excuses from Labor’s local MP Harriet…

Labor must extend funds for eID

Friday 24 March 2017   Background The Andrews Government must offer further financial assistance to Victorian producers to implement Labor’s rushed and poorly-funded mandatory electronic identification (eID) scheme. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford announced late last year that Labor would go-it-alone on mandatory eID offering just one month’s consultation and subsidies for the first year only.…

WALSH SPREADS BREASTSCREEN MESSAGE

  Wednesday 1st February 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged women in the Murray Plains Electorate aged over 50 to have a free screening mammogram every two years. He said 75 per cent of women diagnosed with breast cancer are aged over 50 and regular breast screens…

Museum Exhibition Opened – Walsh

Echuca Historical Society’s latest exhibition celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Old Police Station was officially opened last Friday by the Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh Mr Walsh acknowledged members of Victoria Police who have worked from the Old Police Station precinct of 1-11 Dickson Street for all of…

Funding Available for Sporting Clubs

Friday 16th December 2016   Sporting groups and organisations in the Murray Plains Electorate can benefit from the Round Two of the Sporting Clubs Grants Program which is now open. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the fund will allow sporting clubs to update their equipment train their volunteers…