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Funding boost for sports in Hammond

The latest round of the Marshall Liberal Government’s Active Club Program grants have been announced.

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Renewable Energy Boost for Hammond

The green light has been given for development to start on a $350 million solar farm project 5km north of Murray Bridge at Pallamana.

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Murray Bridge Hospital ED upgrade approved

Plans for the upgrade the emergency department at Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital have been given the stamp of approval.

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Big Infrastructure Spend in Hammond

Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick welcomes tens of millions of dollars of infrastructure spending into Hammond announced in Tuesday’s State Budget.

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Thomas Foods rebuild will lead to thousands of jobs

Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick welcomes Thomas Foods International big announcement that it will build a state of the art meat processing facility at Murray Bridge.

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AGL Plans Hydro Energy Storage Facility at Kanmantoo

Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick welcomes AGL’s big announcement that it has secured the right to develop, own and operate a 250-megawatt pumped hydro energy storage facility at Kanmantoo’s copper mine.

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New Visitor Centre for Monarto Zoo

Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick welcomes the exciting announcement of the combined State and Federal Government investment of $15.6 million into a major upgrade of the Monarto Zoo.

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New mobile base stations to benefit Murraylands

Hammond is set to benefit from improved mobile coverage thanks to the joint Federal and State Government Mobile Black Spot announcement today which will see 29 new base stations funded in South Australia.

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Hammond to receive Boating Facilities Funding

Hammond is set to receive funding for two projects under the South Australian Boating Facilities Fund.

The two projects in Hammond are:

  • Dickson’s Reserve Tailem Bend – construction of a multipurpose floating pontoon.
  • Avoca Dell Reserve Bank Reclamation and Erosion Control. This project includes increasing car parking and upgrading the existing single lane boat ramp to a new dual lane boat ramp.
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Student Fee waived for regional working visa holders

I welcome the Marshall Liberal Government’s announcement that the student contribution fee for dependents of 457 and 482 visa holders attending government schools in regional areas is being waived.

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