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An ANZAC Day to remember

As we approach one of the most significant days in our calendar, people around Australia, New Zealand, and indeed the world, are deciding how they will best recognise ANZAC Day 2020.   Social distancing imperatives and a ban on public gatherings due to COVID-19 means April 25 this year will be like no other.   For the first time since 1919, when many ANZAC Day […]

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Parliament passes COVID-19 Bill

State Parliament sat Tuesday and Wednesday last week, as scheduled, to debate and pass the COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill. The new legislation gives our State Government fundamental powers and authority to deal with the crises situation we are currently facing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  State Parliament will continue to sit through the crises, albeit with a modified schedule. This […]

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COVID-19 puts EP into a spin

It is now three weeks since a shot was fired across the bow of the Eyre Peninsula community, a wake-up call if you like, in the current COVID-19 crisis.  As was reported at the time, a group of nearly 200 mostly EP grain-growers gathered at the Rambler clubrooms in Cummins on March 17 to discuss various port […]

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A big year for Cleve

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:27): I rise on this day, which is likely to be the last sitting day of the year, to compliment— Ms Stinson: Do you know something we do not know? Mr TRELOAR: —I said it is likely to be; I think we are all thinking that—one particular town in the electorate of Flinders, which is […]

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100 years for footy clubs

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:34): The cornerstone of social life in our country towns is country sport, and the cornerstone of country sports, at least in southern Australia, is Australian Rules football. On Eyre Peninsula, this year there are three clubs that I am aware of that have celebrated a centenary season. The Kyancutta Football Club […]

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