The State Liberals’ plans to support primary producers expanding into new markets and attracting more tourists to the region will be discussed as part of a two day visit to the Riverland by Shadow Minister for Primary Industries, Regional Development and Tourism David Ridgway.
South Australia has recorded the worst export growth rate of any state in the country during the last financial year according to the Federal Government’s Composition of Trade Australia 2016-17 report.
Addressing the extensive regional hospital maintenance backlog and providing drug rehabilitation services in the Riverland are two key regional health policies which will be discussed by Shadow Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade during a two day tour of the Riverland.
Health professionals and skilled volunteers will be recruited, trained and developed to address gaps in the health workforce in regional South Australia under a $20 million plan from the State Liberals.
If elected a Marshall Liberal Government will increase the chemotherapy services provided at the Riverland General Hospital in Berri under a plan to ensure more cancer patients can receive care in the region instead of having to travel to Adelaide.
Volunteers in the Chaffey Electorate will be the beneficiaries of a policy to abolish fees payable by volunteers for Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) screening, under a Marshall Liberal Government.