Discount Card for Working Seniors

9 December 2015 The Victorian Seniors Card has been expanded to provide business discounts to Victorians aged 60 and over and still working full time. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said the new Seniors Business Discount Card was part of Victoria’s Seniors Participation Action Plan supported by the Liberal-National…

Tongala Primary School Petitions for Portable

4 December 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government has refused a request to provide a mod 5 portable/relocatable classroom to cater for Tongala Primary School’s increasing student enrolments. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains met with school council members today to distribute a petition protesting against this unfair decision. Mr Walsh said that…

Tongala Primary School Petitions for a Portable

4 December 2015 The Melbourne Labor Government has refused a request to provide a mod 5 portable/relocatable classroom to cater for Tongala Primary School’s increasing student enrolments. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains met with school council members today to distribute a petition protesting against this unfair decision. Mr Walsh said that…

American Hotel Shines Again

17 November 2015   Echuca’s American Hotel has again stood tall against its peers in a showcase of  Victoria’s very best hotel and hospitality venues says Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh The 2015 Australian Hotels Association (AHA) (Vic) State Awards for Excellence were held in Melbourne last Monday and…

National Youth Week Grants Available

21 October 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has called for local youth groups and organisations to apply for grants to fund 2016 National Youth Week celebrations. National Youth Week is an annual week-long celebration of Australia’s young people – aged between 12 and 25 – and will take…

Echuca Students At Risk From Labor’s VET Cuts

25 September 2015 School-based vocational education and training (VET) and VCAL in Echuca is in jeopardy as a result of funding cuts by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh said Daniel Andrews had axed funding for Echuca’s workplace learning coordinator. “Echuca’s local coordinator assist students undertaking…