Adjournment – Water Policy

Thursday 23rd February 2017 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – (12 303) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Water. I call on the minister to conduct a formal review of the carryover rules for water in northern Victoria so that Victorian irrigators do not continue to have their annual allocation reduced by the outcomes of those current…

Letter to the Editor – Bills Introduced to Parliament

Monday 13th February 2017 To the editor Last week four  Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains residents. Of great importance to regional Victorians is the Country Fire Authority Amendment (Protecting Volunteer Firefighters) Bill 2016 introduced by the Liberal Nationals Coalition in the Legislative Council this week.…

Shadow Ministry

Thursday 9th February 2017   Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I would just like to inform the house of some changes to the shadow ministry. I welcome the member for Lowan to the shadow ministry and she will have the portfolios of mental health consumer affairs and seniors. The member for Gippsland East will continue with the…

Labor fails to deliver sustainable hunting plan

Thursday 10 November 2016 Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today failed to explain why the State Government’s long-promised plan for hunting in Victoria is not being released. In question time today The Nationals’ new Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan asked Minister Pulford to explain the five month delay in the release of the Sustainable Hunting…

Bills Introduced to Victorian Parliament

Sunday 16 October 2016 Dear Editor Bills introduced to Victorian Parliament week ending October 14 2016 Last week five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to Murray Plains electorate residents. The Bills are as follows: “¢ Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 “¢ State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016…

Business of the House – Vacancy

15 September 2016 Adjournment – Business of the House Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I rise to support the manager of opposition business in his opposition to the adjournment of the house. In doing that I suppose we can give a bit of latitude to the members for Essendon and Macedon for their contributions because they are…