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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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MURRAY-DARLING BASIN ROYAL COMMISSION

The South Australian Government has published the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission Report.

The Marshall Liberal Government will not rush into a response to the report and will take a measured and thorough approach.

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Emergency Services

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:54): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Can the minister update the house on how the Marshall government is delivering jobs across our emergency services?

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Infrastructure Projects

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:51): My question is to the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government. Can the minister inform the house how the Marshall government is investing in productive infrastructure to create jobs in the Murraylands?

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Waste Management

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:08): My question is to the Minister for Environment and Water. Following the COAG meeting on 9 August 2019, can the minister update the house on how South Australia and the Marshall Liberal government are leading Australia's management of waste and the resource recovery sector?

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