Fruit Fly motion put to vote in Parliament

Adrian Pederick, Member for Hammond spoke in parliament today in the hope to extend the Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone and protect the Mypolonga region.

“Mypolonga is currently only regarded as a Fruit Fly Free area, unlike their neighbours in the Riverland who are in the Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone”

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State Government are putting Country Road users at risk

Adrian Pederick, Member for Hammond, and other members from the Liberal Party expressed their concerns in Parliament regarding the proposal of reducing country roads speed limits to 100 km per hour.

“This is not something you can be uncertain about, considering that it is peoples lives we are talking about.”

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Murray Bridge to Adelaide bus service back in action

Residents of Murray Bridge and surrounding areas will be pleased to hear, the direct bus route from Murray Bridge to Adelaide will re-commence on Monday 27th July.

Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick is certain many residents in the area will be delighted to hear the news.

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Positive future for Dairy Plants

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, welcomed the news of United Dairy Power being purchased by Adelaide-based Beston Global Food Company (BGFC).

“It was a real shame to see the United Dairy Power doors close but more so the loss of jobs that were incurred as a result

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Overabundant New Zealand Fur Seals require immediate management

Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick has called on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately prepare and implement an “Overabundant Native Species Management Plan”.

In South Australia, the New Zealand Fur Seals population is over 100,000.

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Labor’s training reform to have negative effect on RTO’s

The proposed Training Reform announced by the Weatherill Labor Government will have a negative effect on Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s), according to Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick.

“Registered Training Organisations play a huge part in delivering quality training across the State. Many organisations are stressing to the South Australian Government that removing access to accredited training could spell the end of their businesses,” said Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick.

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Labor Government increases ESL again

The Weatherill Labor Government are at it again, announcing another increase to the Emergency Services Levy on Wednesday.

“Unfortunately this ESL grab doesn’t stop with homeowners; the rise in the levy will also impact businesses, farmers, sporting clubs, community organisations, churches and independent schools,” said Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick.

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Mallee Rail Trains have reached the end of the line.

The speculation and future of the Mallee train has been uncertain since 2014, it is now confirmed that the lines are coming to an unfortunate end.

“After servicing the Mallee for over a century, it is disappointing to see that the last commercial user of the line will be transferring to road transport to move grain from the Mallee region as of August 1st”

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Federal funding for Hammond

State Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has today welcomed the announcement of $12.5 million of Federal Government funding for the Murraylands.

$7.5 million is funding the development for the SA Motorpsort Park just outside Tailem Bend.

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Coomandook Area School is out of service

Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, raised the plight of Coomandook Area School’s non-existent internet service in Parliament yesterday.

A tower was put up on the south-western side of the silos at Coomandook to allow the school to access the internet.

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