Liberal Energy Solution to benefit the regions

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has said that households and businesses in the Hammond electorate are set to benefit from the Liberal Energy Solution released last week.

The Liberal Energy Solution will see the average household bill fall by $302 per year once fully implemented and provide a secure electricity network for Hammond residents.

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Xenophon wants to silence regional voices

Nick Xenophon’s reckless plan to abolish 18 state electorates will have a devastating impact on regional South Australia and will only further centralise power in the city.

“Getting rid of regional MPs will further isolate regional communities in this state who have been neglected by the State Labor Government for the last 16 years,” said Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick.

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Liberals to reverse speed limit decision

The State Liberals have committed to restoring the 110km/h speed limit on Browns Well Highway and Ngarkat Highway if elected at the March 2018 state election.

The State Liberals have also committed to reviewing all regional speed limits following the latest cuts to regional road speed limits across the state by the Weatherill Labor Government.

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Flawed Labour Hire Licensing Bill opposed by State Liberals

The Weatherill Government’s proposal for licensing and regulating the labour hire industry in South Australia has been opposed by the State Liberals in Parliament this week.

If passed, the legislation would require people who provide labour hire services to be licensed and face a ‘fit and proper person test’, amongst other draconian measures.

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SA Water pricing out our growers

It has been revealed that growers seeking to access water through the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) may have to pay up to eight times more than current prices under the existing Virginia Pipeline Scheme (VPS).

SA Water has released an indicative minimum water price of 49c/kl and up to 99c/kl for higher quality water under the 12 GL NAIS proposal.

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Murraylands succeeding at SA Training Awards

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, was again overwhelmingly pleased with the success of the Murraylands region at the recent SA Training Awards.

“The Murraylands Food Alliance (MFA) Jobs 4 Murraylands program again showed its success at the SA Training Awards, winning the Industry Collaboration Award,” said Mr Pederick.

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Confidence lost in dysfunctional NRM system

According to a statewide survey, Hammond landowners and water licence holders being slammed by rising Natural Resources Management (NRM) system fees believe their levies are too high and are not even aware of how they are being spent.

The survey on the Natural Resources Management (NRM) system launched in April this year by Shadow Minister for Environment, David Speirs, also revealed that an overwhelming majority of respondents are dissatisfied with the current NRM system.

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Murraylands wins at the 2017 Adult Learners’ Week Awards

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick was pleased to attend the Adult Learners’ Week Awards Dinner on 24th August in support of award finalist Christine Willersdorf and the MFA Jobs 4 Murraylands program.

“What a successful night, I was so extremely pleased to be there in support of my constituent, Christine Willersdorf, and also in support of the MFA Jobs 4 Murraylands Program, both of which were finalists in their categories” said Mr Pederick.

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Hammond to benefit from Life Education funding injection

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall’s commitment to provide a $1.2 million funding injection to Life Education will enable its popular and effective healthy lifestyle and drug prevention education programs to be substantially increased in regional South Australia.

Life Education, known for its iconic mascot Healthy Harold the giraffe, has been delivering evidence-based healthy living and anti-substance abuse programs in South Australian schools for thirty years.

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Work Health & Safety (Notification of Next of Kin) Bill Introduced to Parliament

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick was honoured to be introducing the Work Health & Safety (Notification of Next of Kin) Bill on Thursday 10th August 2017 in memory of livestock transporter, Alan Carter.

“The Bill amends the Work Health and Safety Act 2012, by implementing the duty to notify the next of kin when a prescribed medical incident occurs at a business’ premises,” said Mr Pederick.

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