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Opposition Whip

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:32): I rise today to make what is most likely my last grieve for the year on the day that is most likely the last sitting day of the year. I speak as the Opposition Whip. It takes a lot of people to make a place like this operate and run smoothly….

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Eyre Peninsula Power Supply

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:29): I rise today to talk about a report that has come down over the last couple of days from the Essential Services Commission of South Australia into the reliability and quality of electricity supply on Eyre Peninsula. It has been long awaited. It has been a long time coming. The statewide…

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More for regional roads and infrastructure

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:24): I rise today to discuss a significant announcement made by our leader in the last couple of days and that is to quarantine 30 per cent of mining royalty revenue in this state for regional road and infrastructure. This is a significant policy, a very important policy, not just to the…

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Regional Health Services

  Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:35): This week, in this place we have been debating the inquiry into regional health services, which was referred to the Social Development Committee as a result of a number of concerns raised following the implementation of the Health Care Act, the subsequent dismantling of hospital boards and the restructuring of…

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Vale Jeff Hall

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:30): I rise today to speak on a sad yet significant day in Edillilie. I took leave from the parliament yesterday to attend the funeral of Jeffrey Clarence Hall, who for over 50 years ran Edillilie Motors and provided mechanical services to the township and surrounding farmers at Edillilie. Over those 50…

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Tuna harvest under way

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:31): I rise today to talk about something I was very pleased to be part of last weekend and something I have been meaning to do for a long time—that is, to go out on a boat off Port Lincoln to be part of the tuna harvest. Last Sunday at 6am, I…

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Another successful Mortlock Shield

Mr TRELOAR ( Flinders ) ( 15:42 :43 ): I rise today to speak on the recent Mortlock Shield football carnival, which is held every year in Port Lincoln on the long weekend in June. It was first held in 1936, but it has not been held every year since, as certainly there was a…

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Active (or Awesome) April

I would like to talk about all the things that have been happening on Lower Eyre Peninsula, particularly the inaugural SALT Festival, which occurred just a couple of weeks ago from 21 to 30 April. It was a 10-day festival and over 100 events took place. Over the 10 days, there were almost 6,500 attendees….

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EP energy update

Nearly six months have passed since we were left in the dark, and what have we learnt? Firstly, thank you to the hundreds of people who took the time to fill in my power outage survey. The response was frankly extraordinary. It proved not only what a major issue power reliability is, but helped me…

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Power outage highlights major problems

It was with great anticipation and excitement when, as a small boy, our family home was connected to the 240 Volt state-wide power grid. The arrival of electricity brought many changes to our daily lives. The ensuing 50 years saw technological advances, particularly in communications, that resulted in the world being connected in ways we…

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