$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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
$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 PederickRead more
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.
Investment to improve regional road conditions
The State Liberals have welcomed the reintroduction of the $40 million supplementary local road funding program in the 2017-18 Federal Budget.
The $40 million program was reintroduced this week after extensive lobbying from State and Federal Liberal MPs who opposed the program being cut in the 2014-15 Federal Budget.Read more
Four new trade offices set to assist Hammond exporters
Exporters in the Hammond electorate will benefit from four new overseas trade offices in key markets if the State Liberals are elected in March 2018.
The State Liberals have committed $12.8 million in funding over four years to open new trade offices in Japan, Malaysia, Dubai and the United States to improve South Australia’s export performance.Read more
ESCOSA Review – 5 years late
Shadow Agricultural spokesperson, Adrian Pederick is pleased authority has been provided to ESCOSA to review supply chain costs, however, why has this taken the Weatherill Labor Government five (5) years to action.
“I was heavily involved in the Select Committee on the Grain Handling Industry and the committee handed their final report to the Parliament in 2012, one of the recommendations from the reported included:Read more