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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 allegationsRead more
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.Read more