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Seasonal Worker Program

CHAFFEY ELECTORATE Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (15:47): I rise to talk about a fantastic worker program. The South Australian government have been outstanding in enabling a workforce to come into South Australia, but in particular into the Riverland, to be a part of the Seasonal Worker Program.

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Veterans Organisations Motion

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (12:26): I, too, rise to commend the member for Hammond's excellent motion. I would like to also pay tribute to the contribution that many of our veterans have made to give us the freedoms and the democracy we have in this modern world. 

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The results are in!

The Riverland and Mallee community have had their say with the results of the Riverland and Mallee Community Survey released.

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Riverland and Mallee Community Survey 2020

This document is a summary of the results provided by the respondents in the Riverland and Mallee Community Survey 2020.

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Grievance Debate - Chaffey

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (15:46): I rise to talk about some windfalls that have come to Chaffey, both public and private, and some of the investment into the region that has been widely applauded. 

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Harmony Day

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (12:47): I, too, rise to make a contribution to this motion. I think it is a very important motion that members of this place should reflect on, particularly the celebration of multiculturalism and the recognition of Australia's diversity.

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Riverlanders urged to rally in support of local growers

Riverland residents are being asked to step up in the fight against fruit fly and strip their backyard fruit trees as the State Government, horticulture industry and Riverland growers continue to work to contain the recent outbreaks.

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Mr Howard Hendrick

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (15:49): It gives me great pleasure to rise and speak about a friend of mine, a friend of the Riverland, a living legend—Howard Hendrick.

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Termination of Pregnancy Bill

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (17:03): I, too, rise to make a contribution on this very emotive issue. We know that there are many representatives in this chamber who have been lobbied for a significant period of time. Those people have gone to their representatives, their members of parliament, to express their view and, in most instances, to express an opinion. They have opinions far and wide, but they have an opinion one way or the other.

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Active Club Reboot Round Grants

Mr WHETSTONE (Chaffey) (16:00): I would like to speak about some of the grassroots sports in South Australia. As we know, sports are one of the key components of healthy living, growing up and building great communities and societies and are particularly critical to regions and electorates such as Chaffey.  

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