Category: General

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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Barngarla Language Book

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:59): Today, I want to talk about a significant and exciting event I attended in Port Lincoln on 25 May: the launch of the Barngarla alphabet and picture book, entitled Barngarlidhi Manoo: Speaking Barngarla Together. The traditional people of Eyre Peninsula are the Barngarla. The language map produced by Wilhelm Schmidt in […]

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Regional SA

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:29): I rise today as the first of the winter fronts passes over South Australia. Many people will be very pleased. I am going to talk about the dry conditions that have impacted this state and much of eastern Australia over the past months. On Eyre Peninsula, the focus has been very much […]

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Coffin Bay meeting breaks ground

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:30): I rise today to talk about an event I attended in the electorate of Flinders last week, during National Reconciliation Week. Reconciliation Australia this year invited all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and history and to share that knowledge and help us grow as a […]

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First sitting for 2018

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (17:25): Thank you, Mr Speaker. I, too, join the chorus of congratulations to you on being elected to the esteemed position of Speaker of this house. You are doing a sterling job so far, sir—well done. It is a pleasure of mine to grieve on the opening day of the 54th parliament […]

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