Media Releases

Media Releases

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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Liberals increase speed limits

The State Liberals have committed to restoring the 110km/h speed limit on the Cleve Road, between Cleve and Kimba, if elected at the March 2018 State Election. The State Liberals have also committed to reviewing all regional speed limits following the latest cuts to road speed limits across the State by the Weatherill Labor Government….

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Flinders to benefit from Life Education funding injection

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall’s commitment to provide a $1.2 million funding injection to Life Education will enable its popular and effective healthy lifestyle and drug prevention education programs to be substantially increased in regional South Australia. Life Education, known for its iconic mascot Healthy Harold the giraffe, has been delivering evidence-based healthy living and…

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Regional children deserve strong foundation in literacy

A key education policy aimed at giving every South Australian child a strong foundation in literacy – the Literacy Guarantee – was launched by the State Liberals recently. With a focus on regional South Australia, students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties will be a key area of the comprehensive plan to improve literacy and…

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Online service shift to ease hassle

The introduction of additional online transactions will make life easier for Eyre Peninsula residents, with Service SA expanding its services. After significant lobbying by Member for Flinders Peter Treloar, the Flinders electorate office received a progress update, noting changes that will make it easier for those living outside the regional hub of Port Lincoln. “I…

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