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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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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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End of the line

Rail Safety National Law (South Australia) (Miscellaneous No 4) Amendment Bill Second Reading Adjourned debate on second reading (resumed on motion). Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:39): I rise today to take the opportunity to contribute to this very important bill. I note that many of the contributions thus far have been broad ranging. Mine also will…

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Local cancer treatment

Last month I received a significant amount of correspondence about the absence of Oncotice treatment at Port Lincoln hospital. Oncotice treatment, which I was unfamiliar with until then, is the administration of Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG), an immunotherapy drug used to treat some non-invasive bladder cancers. The treatment is considered Cancer Treatment, but also…

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EP electricity supply

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:22): I might begin my grieve today—this is hot off the press, of course—by congratulating Streaky Bay local boy Kerrin McEvoy on winning his third Melbourne Cup aboard the horse Cross Counter. The SPEAKER: At good odds. Mr TRELOAR: Good odds of 12 to one, I think, Mr Speaker. You collected, I…

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Country health

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (16:15): I rise proudly today to talk about the initiatives in relation to country health, in particular, that were announced in yesterday’s budget. As we have seen all too clearly in recent times, attracting and retaining health professionals—particularly general practitioners, otherwise known as doctors—to our country towns is a challenge. Recently, I…

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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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ANZAC Day Commemoration Services

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:35): I would like to talk about the recent ANZAC Day events in my electorate. I am sure that most of us here in this place attended various events across their electorate on that day. After laying a wreath at a crisp dawn service in Port Lincoln and attending the gunfire breakfast…

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