Road Standard of Mallee/Dukes Highways

Adrian Pederick, Member for Hammond last week questioned the Minister for Transport on sections of the Mallee and Dukes Highways, which extend alongside the Tailem Bend Motorsport Park development.

“During the biggest harvest we have had in South Australia, the Department of Transport reconfigured intersections of the Tailem Bend Motorsport Park with the Mallee and Dukes Highways,” said Mr Pederick.

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Recovery Assistance Grants

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is taking action to assist landowners affected by the November hailstorm.

“I am of the understanding there are recovery assistance grants of up to $10,000 for eligible primary producers in the Riverland who were impacted by the hailstorm which occurred in November,” said Mr Pederick.

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Mobilong Prison Lockdown

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is concerned about recent event’s that saw Mobilong Prison go into lockdown.

“Mobilong Prison was originally built in 1987 with the capacity of 160. Now in 2017 the number of beds has expanded to over 460,” said Mr Pederick.

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Liberal’s Key Policy for Regional Health

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick and the Marshall Liberal Team are committed to decentralising the public health system and increasing patient care and safety, through their recently announced policy that ‘engages communities and clinicians for better health.’

“Under the Weatherill Labor Government we have seen bureaucracy within the public health system increase substantially, whilst the patients receive lesser quality care and services,” said Mr Pederick.

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Globe Link

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is in full support of the Marshall Liberal Team’s recently announced ‘Globe Link’ policy, which would see a generational upgrade to South Australia’s road and rail network.

“If implemented, Globe Link would provide countless benefits not only to my Electorate of Hammond, but to South Australia and Australia as a whole,” said Mr Pederick.

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Murray Bridge Racing Club to go ahead

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is pleased to see the Murray Bridge Racing Club development secure $20 million from Federal, State and Industry Funds, which will see the completion of the project.

“The State Liberals have always supported this development and as part of our 2014 election promise, we had committed to a $5 million grant and a $10 million loan, complimented by a $5 million grant from the Federal Government,” said Mr Pederick.

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Murray Darling Basin Plan needs to be delivered

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is committed to ensuring the Murray Darling Basin Plan is delivered in full.

“I am committed to seeing the full 3,200 gigalitres of water returned to the river system,” said Mr Pederick.

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Labor fails to support South Australian Farmers

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick today brought the Farm Debt Mediation Bill to vote in Parliament and due to the lack of support from the Labor Government, including the Minister Agriculture, the bill was not passed.

“The lack of support from the Weatherill Labor Government and Minister Bignell is disappointing to say the least,” said Mr Pederick.

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Recreational Sport Funding

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is pleased to announce two possible funding opportunities for recreational sporting facilities and associations within the Hammond Electorate.

“Applications are now open for Round 42 of the Active Club Program and Round one of the Female Facilities Program,” said Mr Pederick.

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Four Knot Zone Removed

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick is pleased to advise the four knot zone in place at Long Island Reserve, Murray Bridge, has now been removed.

“In 2009 the restriction was initially put in place due to safety concerns after the river was exposed to extensive slumping and erosion,” said Mr Pederick.

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