From the Maitland Mercury report:
The Maitland MP who brought $150 million worth of improvements to the city including the $30 million Les Darcy Drive bypass road, has died in Sydney.
Allan Walsh was the Labor member for Maitland in the NSW Legislative Assembly from 1981 to 1991.
Maitland benefited greatly from Mr Walsh’s plans for the city which included buildings, road works and community services.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Sept. 19, 2013.