Whalers Housing Association

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has been advocating on behalf of Whalers Housing Association after they received a water bill of some $20,000.

“Whalers is a not-for-profit organisation which provides a home and services for disadvantaged people, including victims of domestic violence, homelessness and much more,” said Mr Pederick.

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Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

If elected in March 2018 a Marshall Liberal Government will develop a personal protection mobile phone app to help protect victims of domestic violence in South Australia.

The Hammond Electorate continues to face challenges with domestic violence, with 25,000 reported instances of domestic violence across Australia last year.

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Marshall commits to supporting SA’s regions

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today released a $9.5 million commitment to regional South Australia.

If elected, a Marshall Liberal Government will increase funding to Regional Development Australia (RDA) entities to $3 million per year.

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Recharging Our Regions: Liberals’ billion dollar plan

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has released Recharging Our Regions, a billion dollar package to create regional jobs and drive regional investment.

A Marshall Liberal Government will deliver Recharging Our Regions to create regional jobs, increase investment in regional infrastructure, drive down the cost of living and improve frontline services.

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Overdue education funding welcomed for regional schools

A long overdue funding injection of almost $30 million for three schools in the electorate of Hammond has been welcomed by local Member of Parliament Adrian Pederick.

“This week’s announcement that almost $30 million will be spent upgrading facilities at the Murray Bridge High School, Mannum Community College and Murray Bridge North School is great news for our community,” said Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick.

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$8 million in boating levy fund sitting idle

It has been revealed that there is a staggering $8 million sitting idle in the Boating Facilities Fund according to the Auditor-General’s 2017 Annual Report tabled in Parliament this week.

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, criticised the Weatherill Labor Government for failing to ensure that this money was being spent to upgrade boating facilities to support recreational fishers and tourism in the Hammond Electorate.

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Liberals to secure hydrotherapy services

In a key commitment to health services in Murray Bridge, the State Liberals today announced that they will ensure the heated pool and spa at the Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital remain open and operational if elected in March 2018.

SA Health is currently responsible for the maintenance of the heated pool and spa which have both been closed to the public for extended periods of time as maintenance works continue to be delayed.

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Liberals promise ‘Royalties for the Regions’

If elected in March 2018 a Marshall Liberal Government will establish a Regional Roads and Infrastructure Fund (RRIF) by quarantining 30 per cent of mining royalty revenue.

The RRIF will deliver $750 million for critical regional roads and infrastructure upgrades over the next ten years based on current projected royalty revenue.

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Liberal Energy Solution to benefit the regions

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has said that households and businesses in the Hammond electorate are set to benefit from the Liberal Energy Solution released last week.

The Liberal Energy Solution will see the average household bill fall by $302 per year once fully implemented and provide a secure electricity network for Hammond residents.

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Xenophon wants to silence regional voices

Nick Xenophon’s reckless plan to abolish 18 state electorates will have a devastating impact on regional South Australia and will only further centralise power in the city.

“Getting rid of regional MPs will further isolate regional communities in this state who have been neglected by the State Labor Government for the last 16 years,” said Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick.

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