Media Releases

Media Releases

Liberal MP’s visit Port Lincoln

 Port Lincoln will play host to the South Australian Parliamentary Liberal Party next week as part of the State Opposition’s conference starting Monday. This reaffirms the Leader of the Opposition Isobel Redmond’s commitment to the regions and will also involve a meeting of her senior members of Shadow Cabinet on Monday. The three day conference…

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Rann stalls school bus contracts

School bus contractors have been left in financial limbo and regional school bus services are at risk as the Rann Government refuses to resolve the long‐running issue of expiring contracts. “Four years after the Government announced that new school buses would be fitted with air‐conditioning and seatbelts, the continuation of reliable school transport in regional…

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Flinders Ports Grants

 Young people in Flinders will continue to receive financial travel assistance, thanks to the generosity of Flinders Ports. Grants of up to $100 are available for young people to help with travel expenses incurred when accessing development programs in education, sport, personal interest, arts, work experience etc The grants will continue to be made available…

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Action needed to combat mouse plague

Environment Minister Paul Caica has ruled out assistance for farming communities battling the ‘worst mouse plague since 1993’. “New crops have been wiped out across huge parts of South Australia – this is a problem that can no longer be ignored,” Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said today. The situation was highlighted on the ABC’s…

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Producers battling rising mouse numbers

Mouse numbers have reached plague proportions in some parts of the Eyre Peninsula, with producers crying out for Government support with control measures such as baiting. “This poses environmental and social problems for farming communities, on top of the financial burden of purchasing baits,” Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said. “High mouse numbers have…

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Rann turns back on Flinders exporters

Today’s admission from the Rann Labor Government that the Port Lincoln TradeStart Office is to close is a major setback for export growth and will hurt businesses across the State.  Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said Federal Labor has also cut the Export Market Developments Grant Scheme by $50 million leaving the program at…

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Port Lincoln trade office faces closure

The Eyre Peninsula’s export industries are under twin attacks from Federal and State Labor. Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said two developments signal that Labor Governments, both Federal and State, have given up on export growth. “It has been revealed that the Trade Start office in Port Lincoln is at risk of closure or…

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