Liberal Regional Affairs Committee to visit Chaffey

The Riverland and Mallee is the first region to be visited by members of the State Liberals Regional Affairs Committee.

The Committee has been established to hold the Weatherill Labor Government accountable with its renewed focus on and commitment to regional South Australia.

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Lower Lakes and Coorong Study overdue

Liberal Member for Hammond and Chair of the State Liberals’ Regional Affairs Committee, Adrian Pederick, has again raised concerns in Parliament with the Weatherill Labor Government’s lack of urgency to return the Lower Lakes and Coorong back to health.

A Scoping Study managed by DEWNR to determine the best long-term solutions for managing water quality in Lake Albert, the Coorong and the Narrung Narrows is six months overdue and Mr Pederick wants the Weatherill Labor Government to make its findings public.

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$350,000 for Rockleigh CFS Shed

Liberal Member for Hammond has welcomed news the Rockleigh CFS brigade will finally receive funding to construct a much needed community fire shed.

The $350,000 in funds was committed by Minister for Emergency Services, Tony Piccolo during his recent visit to Murray Bridge.

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Is Murray Bridge TAFE safe?

Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has called on Regional Development Minister, Geoff Brock, to seek assurances from the Weatherill Labor Government about the ongoing operation of the Murray Bridge TAFE campus.

“The Murray Bridge TAFE campus is vitally important to the Murraylands region and the Minister for Regional Development needs to ensure its ongoing viability,” said Mr Pederick.

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Thanking all volunteers

I would like to take this opportunity to recognise the valuable contribution of the many unsung heroes who volunteer their time and efforts in the Hammond community, as we celebrate National Volunteer Week.

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Health on Fleurieu requires Government attention

Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick has called on Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock to investigate concerns about health services on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

The State Liberals understand that the Southern Fleurieu Cancer Support and Resource Group is facing service closures.

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Pederick motion puts Government on notice

State Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick has moved a Private Members Motion on the first day of Parliament calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to provide support and funding to the Murray Bridge Racing Club Gifford Hill Development.

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Marshall establishes Regional Affairs Committee

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has established an internal working committee responsible for keeping the Weatherill Labor Government to account with its post-election commitment to re-establish confidence in South Australia’s regional communities.

The Regional Affairs Committee, to be chaired by Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, will be concerned with all matters regarding regional South Australia and hopes to work closely with recently appointed Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock.

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Weatherill Labor Government must reinstate funding to ABA

The Weatherill Labor Government must reinstate $100,000 in annual funding to the Advisory Board of Agriculture (ABA).

The Advisory Board of Agriculture (ABA) has been dedicated to excellence in agriculture and the promotion of primary production as a career for the past 125 years, but the Weatherill Labor Government ceased funding to the Board from July 2012.

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State Liberals call on Weatherill Labor Government to increase funding to RDAs

State Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick has called on the Weatherill Labor Government to increase funding to seven South Australian Regional Development Australia (RDA) offices.

Following substantial cuts from the Weatherill Labor Government, RDAs receive only $1.4 million in annual funding.

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