Opinion piece: 1 year of Labor

Friday 27 November 2015 You might have seen or heard me refer to the state government as the “˜Melbourne Labor Government’ at some point this year. It might seem flippant but it’s a well-deserved title. As we reach the 12 month anniversary of Daniel Andrews’ government the list of examples of it prioritising the city…

Nothing New In Daniel Andrews’ Regional Statement

The Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Statement has failed to deliver new infrastructure projects or investment plans for the Loddon Campaspe Region. The Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said Labor had kept regional Victoria waiting a year for the statement. “Unfortunately for our area the Regional Statement is a very underwhelming document “ Mr…

Job Plan Fails Murray Plains

30 October 2015 The  Back to Work plan trumpeted by the Melbourne Labor Government to create 100 000 jobs over two years  has funded only ONE new job in  the entire electorate of Murray Plains in its first three months of operation. The Back to Work Scheme provides payroll tax relief to employers who hire…

Swan Hill Businesses Say Holiday Will Cost Them

25 September 2015 Swan Hill businesses are overwhelmingly opposed to the introduction of Melbourne Labor’s AFL grand final parade public holiday a new survey has found. The survey published on the website of Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh shows the holiday will be costly for local businesses. “The Grand…

$10 000 Grant To Light Up Atkinson Park

9 September 2015 The Community Crime Prevention Program will fund solar lighting in the Atkinson Park precinct to prevent anti-social behavior and increase community safety. Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the Shire of Gannawarra for their successful application to the program which has resulted in funding of $10…