Media Releases

Announcement to nowhere: Feds wine export “assistance” utterly unimpactful

The Opposition has taken aim at the Albanese Government for their recently announced Grape and Wine Sector Long-term Viability Support Package.

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Lobster missing from Labor’s menu but Peter Malinauskas gifted a golden opportunity

South Australia’s lobster industry must be on Labor’s menu and the Opposition is calling on Peter Malinauskas to lobby China’s Premier Mr Li Qiang to drop industry tariffs during a meeting that doubles as a golden opportunity.

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State Labor Budget Fails The Pub Test

The Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone has called out the South Australia Labor Government for overlooking the Riverland and Mallee’s needs in the 2024-25 State Budget.

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Labor driving lobster fisherman cray-sea

The Opposition is calling on the Malinauskas Labor Government to act against lobster export tariffs, which continue to cripple South Australia’s seafood industry

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Labor turns its back on thousands of SA jobs

South Australia will miss out on thousands of local jobs with the Malinauskas and Albanese Labor Governments cutting funding for a project to turn the state into a world-leading plant protein manufacturer.

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Labor Slams the Brakes on Truro Freight Route

Labor’s long-overdue “90-day review” of South Australia’s infrastructure projects will see federal funding completely cut from the Truro Freight Route Project.

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Sharing bushfire responsibility this summer

With a tough bushfire season predicted and fast approaching, Member for Chaffey, Tim Whetstone MP, is encouraging all community members and groups to prepare their bushfire survival plan.

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Labor’s botched management of River Murray levees

Serious questions have been raised about the Malinauskas Labor Government’s management of River Murray levees following the overtopping and breaching of six Lower Murray levees early Friday morning.

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Parliamentary inquiry into River Murray floods gets green light despite Labor’s opposition

The Opposition has successfully moved to establish a Parliamentary inquiry into the recent River Murray floods to help learn how South Australia can better prepare for future flooding events - despite the Malinauskas Labor Government inexplicably opposing the move.

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Urgent inquiry must be expanded to investigate re-opening of Waikerie birthing unit

The Opposition is calling on Peter Malinauskas to guarantee a review into the re-opening of the Waikerie birthing unit - following the start of an external inquiry into the closure of the same service at Whyalla, robbing expecting mothers of their right to give birth close to home.

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