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National Science Week

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:31): I rise to support this excellent motion by Dr Richard Harvey, the member for Newland:

That this house—

(a) recognises that National Science Week is held from 10 to 18 August 2019;

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Illicit Drug Use

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (11:34): I rise to support the motion moved by the member for Newland:

That this house—

(a) acknowledges the state government's strong focus on preventing the uptake of illicit drug use, reducing the harmful effects of licit and illicit drugs and offering pathways out of harmful drug use;

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Negative Gearing

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:01): I rise to support the motion moved by the member for Waite:

That this house opposes Bill Shorten and Labor's plans to abolish negative gearing and increase capital gains tax by 50 per cent, which would damage Australia's housing market and destroy equity in people's homes.

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Defence Shipbuilding

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:42): I rise to support the motion:

That this house—

(a) welcomes the federal Liberal government's commitment to the $90 billion shipbuilding program, which will secure the future of South Australia's defence industry for decades;

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Bushfires and Emergency Services

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (16:13): As a proud member of the Country Fire Service, I am happy to support this motion supporting our emergency services, our volunteers and our community. I think 'community' is the word here because what happens when we have these disasters is that a whole community gets together. We have seen it whether it has been at Yorketown or whether it has been in the Mid North. We have had some fires in the Mallee as well, and obviously in recent times we have seen the ongoing fires in Queensland and New South Wales.

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World Routes Aviation Conference

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:50): I would like to support the amended motion that was put by the Minister for Primary Industries. I just wish sometimes that people would concentrate a bit more on what happens in here. The member for Mawson indicated that we were churlish and childish in not acknowledging what the previous government had done, when the amendment that we want to insert actually reads:

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TAFE SA Reviews

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:48): I rise to support this motion by the member for Heysen:

That this house—

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Free Trade Agreements

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:18): I rise to commend the original motion by the member for Finniss:

That this house—

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SA Pathology and SA Medical Imaging

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (12:36): I rise to support the motion as amended by the Minister for Energy and Mining. Everything that needs to be said from the government side has been said, but I just have a few comments in regard to the hypocrisy of the people on the other side. It was those people, when they were in government, who commissioned reports and commissioned the privatisation of medical services throughout South Australia.

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Country Cabinet

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (16:04): Thank you, Mr Acting Speaker, and what a fine job you are doing. I rise to support the amended motion and to acknowledge the hundreds of trips that our ministers and our Premier do between them. They not only come out to our electorates but obviously some of our ministers live in our electorates. In fact, you would think that the Minister for Water had a second house down at the Coorong, judging by the number of times he is in my electorate or in the electorate of Finniss or in the electorate of MacKillop.

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