CEASE HARVEST THRESHOLD

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:31): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Can the minister update the house on the proposed changes to the cease harvest threshold in the grain harvest code? With your leave, sir, and that of the house, I will explain.

Leave granted.

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STRZELECKI TRACK

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:47): My question is to the Minister for Regional Roads. Is the Strzelecki Track upgrade on time and on budget, and can the minister provide an update on its progress?

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VETERANS' MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:00): My question is to the Minister for Veterans Affairs. Will the government commit additional resources towards mental health services for veterans in the state budget, particularly for those living in regional and rural areas?

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RIVER MURRAY FLOOD INQUIRY

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:21): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Will the government establish an independent inquiry into the preparation, response and recovery of the 2022-23 River Murray flood event and, if not, why not?

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RESCUE HELICOPTER FLEET

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:50): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services.

Members interjecting:

Mr PEDERICK: Seriously.

The SPEAKER: Order! Member for Hammond, put your question.

Mr PEDERICK: Does the government plan on replacing the state's rescue helicopter fleet? With your leave, sir, and that of the house, I will explain.

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POINT TURTON ROYAL VOLUNTEER COASTAL PATROL

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:49): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Can the minister advise whether the Point Turton Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol will be given a replacement vessel? With your leave, sir, and that of the house, I will explain.

Leave granted.

Mr PEDERICK: The patrol's current 1985 vessel has been deemed only suitable to travel two nautical miles off the coast of Point Turton due to its age.

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EMERGENCY SERVICE VEHICLES

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:48): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. How many emergency service vehicles currently have automatic vehicle locators, and will the government continue to roll these out to all vehicles?

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STURT HIGHWAY ROAD DEATHS

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:08): My question is to the Minister for Regional Roads. Are there plans to duplicate or make improvements to the Sturt Highway from Shea-Oak Log to the Victorian border? With your leave, sir, and that of the house, I will explain.

Leave granted.

Mr PEDERICK: Thirty-six lives have been lost on this road since 2018.

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DUKES HIGHWAY ROAD DEATHS

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:05): My question is to the Minister for Regional Roads. Are there plans to duplicate or make improvements to the Dukes Highway from Tailem Bend to the Victorian border? With your leave, sir, and that of the house, I will explain.

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ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATION FUND

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:05): My question is to the Minister for Veterans Affairs. Can the minister tell the house what events and programs were funded with the $48,300 allocated in the first round of the 2022-23 ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund?

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