Media Releases

Media Releases

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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