Nuffield Scholarship A Great Opportunity

Thursday 31st May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh MP is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2019 round of Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Mr Walsh said the awarding of a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions of achievements and…

Opportunity to Celebrate Outstanding Women

Thursday 17th May 2018 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has encouraged women in the Murray Plains electorate to recognise outstanding local peers by nominating them for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Since 2001 the Honour Roll has acknowledged and celebrated the achievements of over 600 amazing and…

Telstra Business Women’s Awards

Monday 10th April 2017 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has called on the community to celebrate the achievements of exceptional business women by nominating them for the 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Mr Walsh said the Telstra Business Women’s Awards play a critical role in raising the profile of…

Letter to the Editor – Family Violence

27 November 2015 The 2015 Australian of the year Rosie Batty addressed a special parliamentary sitting this week to draw attention to the tragedy of family violence in our community. Her speech and that of several others highlighted that family violence has no geographical boundaries and crosses all parts of society and all income levels…

Budget Blowout

9 November 2015   Dear Editor   It has taken Daniel Andrews and Tim Pallas less than a year to blow the budget and put Victoria into deficit. Confirmation came from the Auditor General last week who belled the cat on Labor’s attempt to prop up its budget with federal East West Link funds –…

Nominate Now for the Rural Women’s Award

  3 September 2015 Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging local women involved in primary industries who are passionate about their work and their community to nominate for the 2016 Rural Women’s Award. Mr Walsh said the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDIC) Rural Women’s Award provides…

Swan Hill Women’s Forum With Local MP

7 July 2015 The Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains today hosted a roundtable discussion with community and business women of Swan Hill.  Mr Walsh said that as a general rule most of the  meetings he attends across the state are attended by men.  He said he has initiated women’s forums across…

Condolences Hon. Joan Elizabeth Kirner AC

9 June 2015 Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I also join the condolence motion for Joan Kirner. A lot has been said about her career and a lot more will be said before this condolence motion has concluded but the thing I find intriguing in Joan’s biography is that her occupation is listed as ‘parent activist’. I…