Richard Riordan News

Exciting lamb deal for Colac

July 29, 2016

Richard Riordan MP said today that the announcement by Australian Lamb Company providing lamb for Coles supermarkets for the next 10 years is the kind of certainty our community needs. “ALC is run by the Verrall family, who have faith in the workforce and have the capacity to deliver top quality lamb for Coles supermarkets,”...


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Crime soars in Victoria

Crime statistics soar

July 19, 2016

Living in a safe community is a fundamental right of all Australians. As we live in challenging times with world events constantly surprising and threatening our understanding of safety, I hope to fight the problems of crime at a local level to ensure all members of Polwarth feel safe in their communities. Background The release of the ABS’ victim...


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Train crash near Colac

July 14, 2016

My thoughts are with all involved in yesterday’s accident at Pirron Yallock. Also, with locals at Pirron Yallock and at Larpent. A huge thank you to emergency services for doing an amazing job under such tragic and trying circumstances. Where would we be without you? It’s a miracle passengers could walk off the train. Background A Victorian level...


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CDNFL under lights

June 29, 2016

Out and about in Polwarth: AFL Academy Under 15 football under lights in Winchelsea. The local CDNFL boys take on Geelong!


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Colac West Rotary

Colac West Rotary welcome new President

June 26, 2016

I was pleased to be with my old friends at the Colac West Rotary for afternoon tea. Congratulations to new President Geoff Isles. The Colac West Rotary Club provide enormous support and fantastic fundraising initiatives for our community.


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Ice Action Community Forum

June 1, 2016

Thanks to Melissa Mitchell from Terang & Mortlake Health Service at the Polwarth Ice Action Community Forum tonight at Terang – with Simon Ramsay MP. Issues around mental health and ice mean that rural communities must remain on guard to ensure that they have the capacity to service and care for their communities in their communities....


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