Motion – Member for Gembrook

  Thursday 25th May 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to make a contribution to the debate on this motion and point out that the minister who has actually moved this censure motion has absolutely no credibility when it comes to this. He is part of the protection racket for the member for Tarneit and…

Regional Ministerial Taskforce

Dear Editor As Daniel Andrews and his city-centric Labor Government focus effort and funding on Melbourne it was refreshing to hear the Federal Government announce a new Regional Ministerial Taskforce. With Victorian Nationals Minister Darren Chester alongside Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce there’s no doubt that our communities will benefit. The taskforce will look at initiatives…

Business of the House – Adjournment

Thursday 23rd March 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to support the manager of opposition business in opposing the adjournment of the house. In starting I make an observation about the member for Essendon’s contribution on how busy allegedly those on that side of the house are in their electorates. We are elected to the…

Election of Deputy Speaker

7th March 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I have great pleasure to move: That the member for Mildura be appointed Deputy Speaker of this house. Honourable members interjecting. The SPEAKER – Order! Members on my right! We need to proceed with this election on the basis of silence respect to members and courtesy extended to all members…