Media Releases

Media Releases

TAFE SA continues to deliver

Wudinna and surrounding areas will still have access to training services, despite a phased-reduction in the use of the TAFE SA Wudinna Campus. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar has affirmed TAFE SA’s commitment to the delivery of education and training across the Eyre Peninsula, with the campus still being used for at least the next…

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Clean up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure

The clean-up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure at Anxious Bay near Elliston on the Eyre Peninsula is now complete and the area has been remediated – with more than 50 tonnes of netting alone removed. In November 2017, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) engaged local specialist contractors to clean-up deteriorating infrastructure after the abalone farm…

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Metering switch causes chaos

While the level of disruption is unacceptable, issues surrounding the new Power of Choice electricity reforms (metering changes) are being addressed. The reform process, switching the responsibility of metering services from SA Power Networks to energy retailers, was overseen by the Australian Energy Market Commission on December 1 last year. Despite steps being taken to…

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Treloar promoted to Deputy Speaker

Member for Flinders Peter Treloar welcomes the challenge of his new role as Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees in the new look Marshall Liberal Government. After 16 years in Opposition, the Member for Flinders will be part of the Government, a coup for both Mr Treloar and the electorate of Flinders. “I am pleased…

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No Police for Minnipa continues

The Minnipa Police Station remains vacant following 18 months of SAPOL (South Australian Police) failing to provide that service. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar has been informed by SAPOL, following a letter to the Police Minister sent late last year, that the vacant status remains – with no positions filled at this time. “South Australia…

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DCSI volunteer screening fees to be abolished

Volunteers will benefit from a policy to abolish fees for Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) screening, under a Marshall Liberal Government.  The State Liberals will also address the excessive delays and wait times that have plagued the DCSI screening process under the Weatherill Labor Government.  Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said volunteers were…

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Waiver of oyster fees crucial for industry

Member for Flinders Peter Treloar is strongly urging the State Government waive fees and charges for South Australian oyster growers affected by a disease outbreak. Oysters growers and businesses are suffering significant financial stress as a result of the POMS (Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome) outbreak in Tasmania, which has meant oyster growers are expecting little…

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Liberals to fill country health skill shortage

Health professionals and skilled volunteers will be recruited, trained and developed to address gaps in the health workforce in regional South Australia under a $20 million plan from the State Liberals. Member for Flinders said the Eyre Peninsula has faced continual challenges to recruit and retain resident specialists. “A Marshall Liberal Government will invest $20…

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Flinders Electorate Office makes exciting move

After more than 20 years in the Civic Centre, the Flinders Electorate Office has moved. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar opened the doors to his new office in the newly-restored old Court House last week, corner of Adelaide Place and Washington Street. “What a privilege it is to work out of one of few Heritage…

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Liberals promise ‘Royalties for the Regions’

If elected in March 2018 a Marshall Liberal Government will establish a Regional Roads and Infrastructure Fund (RRIF) by quarantining 30 per cent of mining royalty revenue. The RRIF will deliver $750 million for critical regional roads and infrastructure upgrades over the next ten years based on current projected royalty revenue. “South Australia’s regions form…

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