Coonalpyn Fuel Station is important!

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is working hard to ensure the Coonalpyn Roadhouse has the greatest opportunity to continue operating and servicing the community and surrounding regions well into the future.

“I have been in discussions with Peregrine since 2014 on the issue of keeping Coonalpyn Roadhouse open and they have managed to keep it open 3 years, however, have now decided to cease operating October 31st 2017” said Mr Pederick.

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Time to stop playing politics with water

Questions have been raised over the failure to invite South Australian Liberal Party MPs to a joint press conference held by the State Government in response to allegations of water theft from the Murray Darling Basin.

During Estimates this week, Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick raised concerns about the Weatherill Government’s failure to seek a bipartisan approach on the water theft allegations

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Murray Darling Basin

Adrian Pederick MP and the State Liberal Team are committed to ensuring the Murray Darling Basin Plan is delivered in full and on time. Simultaneously, the State Liberal Opposition are in support of calls for a national judicial review into allegations of water theft in the Murray Darling Basin.

“I was extremely disappointed when learning of the alleged water theft from the Murray Darling Basin as this is an important resource utilised by many,” said Mr Pederick.

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$150 million country health backlog to be addressed

A decade long $150 million country hospital capital works and maintenance backlog will be addressed under the State Liberals’ Investing in Country Health policy.

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick has been advocating for the need to ensure there is adequate investment in health facilities in the Hammond electorate.

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RMBRAG secures additional funding

With the support and assistance of Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, the River Murray Boating and Recreational Advisory Group (RMBRAG) has been successful in receiving an additional grant of $30,000 from the Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure (DPTI).

RMBRAG were first successful in receiving a $20,000 grant in October 2015, which saw the development of their river safety campaign #MurrayRiverLife.

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Coroner recommends Leila’s Lifeline

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, is extremely pleased with the recommendation of Deputy State Coroner Anthony Schapel, who supports the establishment of Leila’s Lifeline.

“Miss Leila Baartse-Harkin tragically passed away after several trips to different hospitals failed to identify an internal injury she sustained as a result of a playground accident,” said Mr Pederick.

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Prevention is the best cure for healthy regions

Ahead of the March 2018 Election, the State Liberals have launched a key health policy, ‘Better Prevention – A Healthy South Australia’ to strengthen and support community-wide health and prevention services.

The policy identifies activities that will help reduce the burden of disease, improve health outcomes, and get better value for health expenditure, and will play a vital role in Hammond and across regional South Australia.

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Milang Medical Clinic

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, met with over 60 concerned residents of Milang and surrounding communities, after being informed of the imminent closure of the Milang Medical Clinic.

“Milang and surrounding regions have had the opportunity to seek medical assistance within their own community for some 80 years, consequently the closure of the Milang Medical Clinic has caused a great amount of concern for the community,” said Mr Pederick.

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$60 million development great news for the region

The State Liberals have today welcomed the announcement made by Costa Adelaide Mushrooms, which will see a $60 million expansion to the Monarto mushroom facility.

“As the local Member, it’s great to see such a significant investment in the region,” said Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick

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Regional children deserve strong foundation in literacy

A key education policy aimed at giving every South Australian child a strong foundation in literacy – the Literacy Guarantee – was launched by the State Liberals this week.


With a focus on regional South Australia, students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties will be a key area of the comprehensive plan to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students.

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