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The Hon. T.J. WHETSTONE (Chaffey—Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development) (15:23): It gives me great pleasure to get up on this side of the house to speak about one of life's luxuries; that is, to get back to the home electorate of Chaffey to experience some of the great attributes the electorate presents and also, obviously, some of the homecoming.

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Vision for state-of-the-art Riverland Wine and Food Centre

A Marshall Liberal Government will undertake a business case and develop detailed plans for a state-of-the-art Wine and Food Centre to be established in the Riverland.

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Boost for sport participation in Chaffey with $100 vouchers

Sporting participation in the Chaffey Electorate is set for a boost with a Marshall Liberal Government, if elected, doubling the current sports voucher value from $50 to $100.

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DCSI volunteer screening fees to be abolished

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.

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Increasing Riverland chemotherapy services

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.

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Riverland to benefit from cuts to small business payroll tax

The Riverland economy will benefit from a State Liberal plan to cut the payroll tax burden for small businesses by $44.5 million a year if elected in March.

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Visiting Shadow Minister focuses on social challenges

Shadow Minister for Human Services, Hon Michelle Lensink MLC, will be discussing issues in key sectors including homelessness, domestic violence, youth and disabilities during a trip to the Riverland on February 13.

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Liberals to fill country health skill shortage

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.

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DFAT report shows SA exports lagging

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.

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Liberals boost fruit fly protection

The State Liberals have reaffirmed their commitment to keep South Australia fruit fly free following revelations today that Taiwan has banned Tasmanian fruit imports amid fruit fly concerns.

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