Marshall rejuvenates Murray Bridge

A Marshall Liberal Government will provide $15 million for the Murray Bridge Racing Club Gifford Hill development to reignite the South Australian horse racing industry and create jobs in the Murraylands region.

Under Premier Weatherill and Labor, the Murray Bridge Racing Club development has stalled and South Australia’s racing industry, which is a huge employer in South Australia, has received little support.

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Public Housing scare campaign misleading and offensive

On behalf of the State Liberal Party I wish to reassure Housing Trust residents in Hammond that a Marshall Liberal Government will not be forcibly removing tenants from their homes as claimed by the Housing Trust Tenants’ Association.

A letter that has been sent from the Housing Trust Tenants’ Association is nothing more than a disgraceful scare campaign designed to cause distress to Trust residents.

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Libs pledge extra $125,000 for fruit fly

A Marshall Liberal Government will commit an additional $125,000 per year for four years to battle fruit fly, if elected in March.

Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick said the extra funds would enhance border protection and provide support to local growers.

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Marshall will double black spot funding

A Marshall Liberal Government will double black spot funding to make South Australian roads safer and free up congestion, if elected on March 15.

The funding increase will take the total state and federal capital expenditure on black spots in South Australia to $17 million per year.

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Marshall commits to expanding Regional Development Fund

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today committed to expanding the Regional Development Fund from $1.6 million per year to $15 million per year to better support our regions and drive productivity to grow South Australia’s economy.

Currently the Weatherill Labor Government only allocates $1.6 million per year to the Regional Development Fund, but this is simply not enough to support South Australian regions from the APY Lands to Mount Gambier.

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Marshall wants SA to be home of Motor Sport

A Marshall Liberal Government will transform South Australia into the home of motor sports by adding a second V8 Supercar event and establishing two distinct motor sport seasons that will attract tourists, create jobs and grow the State’s economy.

“A Marshall Liberal Government will bid for a second V8 Supercar event to be held in a regional location and build two distinct motor sport seasons around the two V8 events,” said State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall.

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Alarming regional SA unemployment date on Weatherill’s watch

ABS data released today has revealed alarming new unemployment data for regional South Australia.

Regional SA lost 6,000 jobs alone last month, with the regional SA unemployment rate jumping from 6.4 per cent to 8 per cent.

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12 years of regional neglect under Labor

I was interested to read comments made in the Murray Valley Standard article ‘Safe seat
blues’ on Tuesday 18 February.

Misleading and incorrect comments made by Minister Gago regarding the River Murray must
be set straight.

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Marshall reinstates $3.5m for sports program

A Marshall Liberal Government will reinstate $3.5 million annually to the Community Recreation and Sports Facilities program, which is due to be cut by the Weatherill Labor Government in 2015.

Sports clubs, recreation organisations, schools and councils have all condemned the Weatherill Labor Government for slashing $3.5 million per annum in sports funding, and the peak lobby group, Sports SA, has also called on the Government to reverse its cuts.

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Weatherill Labor Government neglects Coomandook Area School

Severe budget constraints and a closed pool are impacting students at the Coomandook Area School (CAS) and all blame lies with the Weatherill Labor Government, according to Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick.

Mr Pederick, who first raised this issue in Parliament on 12 November 2013, believes the Weatherill Labor Government is showing serious neglect towards CAS.

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