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Basin Plan signed but still so many unanswered questions

The Weatherill Labor Government must come clean about how much water South Australia will have to give up, and where it is going to come from, as part of its share in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, says Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone.

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Riverland hopefuls forced to play waiting game on Futures Fund

Premier Weatherill must ensure that his Labor Government reopens the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund following revelations that businesses still have no information about how to access the remaining $5.1 million.
 

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Marshall puts Chaffey firmly on the agenda

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall will meet with industry stakeholders, local businesses and engage with the community during a two-day tour of Chaffey.

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Gago shortchanges Riverland by $6.2 million

The Riverland has been shortchanged by the Weatherill Labor Government, which is withholding $6.2 million of the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund from local businesses.

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Seven months of silence on Futures Fund

The next week will mark seven months since the last announcement of a grant from the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund.
 
Liberal Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone said the Riverland community was tired of waiting on Minister Gago’s convenience.

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Premier’s reckless Murray policy on the run

Federal legislation drafted to deliver up to 450 additional gigalitres of water to the Murray-Darling system may end up devastating South Australian river communities.
 

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Will the Premier live up to his grandstanding?

The Weatherill Labor Government has agreed to South Australia giving up another 83 gigalitres under the Basin Plan.
 
Liberal Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone said South Australia’s sustainable diversion limit (SDL) would fall to 481GL under the Basin Plan.

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Jay and Julia grabbing votes at river communities’ expense

River communities don’t trust Labor to deliver a fair and balanced Basin Plan and are tired of Labor’s vote-grabbing river stunts, Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone said today.

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Independent investigation needed for Berri Hospital

Staffing levels, quality of care in the emergency department and funding at the Berri Hospital must be formally investigated to ensure patients are not at risk, Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone said today.

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Riverland on its own with fruit fly?

The Opposition today called on the State Government to guarantee it would eradicate any future fruit fly outbreaks in the Riverland.

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