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Liberal MPs demand Public Works Committee take further contamination evidence

Liberal Members of the Public Works Committee will today demand that the Tonsley Redevelopment Committee is recalled so that further contamination issues can be discussed in light of the recent Clovelly Park contamination crisis.

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Labor Government fails on $50 school sports voucher

The State Labor Government has admitted its $50 school sports voucher election promise will only go to less than a quarter of the 213,000 primary school aged children in South Australia.

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South Australia to reap the benefits of Japanese FTA

South Australian exporters to Japan will significantly benefit from a landmark Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Australia and Japan in Canberra today.
 

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Coalition’s investment in infrastructure to reduce water buybacks welcomed by SA irrigators

A Federal Coalition decision to further invest in water-saving infrastructure to reduce the water buyback target for the Murray-Darling Basin has been welcomed by South Australian irrigators and river communities.

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Labor refuses to rule out seeking water from irrigators

Shadow River Murray and Water Minister Michelle Lensink and Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone are calling on Premier Weatherill to guarantee South Australia’s remaining commitment to the Murray Darling Basin Plan will not fall on irrigators.

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Labor refuses to rule out seeking water from irrigators

Shadow River Murray and Water Minister Michelle Lensink and Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone are calling on Premier Weatherill to guarantee South Australia’s remaining commitment to the Murray Darling Basin Plan will not fall on irrigators.

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Spread the word: Leave your fruit and vegetables at home over Easter

South Australians are being encouraged to spread the word and warn family and friends travelling over the Easter holidays not to threaten the State’s fruit fly free status by bringing fruit and vegetables into fruit fly exclusion zones.

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Another fruit fly outbreak in South Australia

As the Riverland fights to eradicate Queensland fruit fly, a Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak has been declared today at Sellicks Beach in Adelaide.

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Holes in Labor fruit fly strategy let fruit flies through

Critical weaknesses in the Weatherill Labor Government’s fruit fly strategy have been exposed with the horticultural pest passing through quarantine roadblocks, and now detected in the Riverland.

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Patient Assistance Scheme Transport

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (12:52): I too rise to support the motion and also the amendment put forward by the member for Morphett today. PATS is obviously a very important part of the health system for people who live in the regions and who are seeking medical treatment. It was brought to my attention in my first term as the member representing the people of Chaffey that the reimbursement process has serious flaws.

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