Media Releases

Media Releases

No bright spark for EP energy woes

A costly plan to secure reliable energy in South Australia does not consider Eyre Peninsula’s position. That is according to Member for Flinders Peter Treloar, who says there is nothing in the Weatherill Government’s recent policy announcement that indicates the bulk of EP will be any better off. “There is nothing to say EP’s electricity…

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Shacking up for the long term

The State Liberals have introduced legislation to give lasting peace of mind to hundreds of South Australian shack owners. If passed, the legislation will allow lessees of ‘life-lease’ shack sites to enter into a permanent arrangement, reinforcing the State Liberal’s longstanding commitment to allow SA shack owners to enjoy their properties for generations to come….

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Another week, another power outage

The State Liberals have slammed the repeated power failures on the Eyre Peninsula as third world and will lead a delegation seeking an urgent meeting about the problem with Premier Jay Weatherill. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar and State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall will join Eyre Peninsula mayors at the emergency meeting with the Premier. Power…

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Mining Act up for review

Member for Flinders Peter Treloar is urging primary producers to make use of an extension on a review of the Mining Act, to have their say on proposed changes. The review provides an opportunity to modernise the laws established in 1971, including the regulations on engagement, negotiation and court processes between landowners and the mineral…

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PATS system is sick and tired

The Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) is continuing to fail rural and regional South Australians. Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar has been inundated in recent weeks with frustrated patients who have experienced numerous and frustrating difficulties with the current system. “People are sick and tired of battling this slow, inefficient and inadequate system,” said…

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Power outage survey

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Celebrating 40 years of the Eyre Highway

Forty years ago bitumen was laid down on National Highway One connecting East and West Australia, completing the sealing of the Eyre Highway. This significant event in our history will be celebrated with an official function on Thursday, October 6, at the Nullarbor Road House. According to ex Highways Department Regional Manager Peter Ryan the…

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Wild dog numbers threaten Ag industry

More funding is needed to control wild dogs in South Australia, with an increase in dog numbers posing a threat to the State’s pastoral industry. “The situation has become desperate, and we need more money to protect our sheep industry in South Australia,” Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar said. Wild dogs, or dingoes, are…

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Tod helps to keep water security afloat

Locals are mystified by the Labor Government’s recent plans which will ultimately mothball the Tod Reservoir, according to Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar. While plans to strengthen dam walls have been labelled as an upgrade, it will in fact permanently diminish the capacity of the reservoir. The Tod Reservoir has not been utilised for…

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Marshall looks towards 2036 in Flinders

Mental health, business, fishing and farming will be high on the agenda when State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall tours the Eyre Peninsula next week. Mr Marshall will visit a number of towns, including Ceduna, Streaky Bay and Port Lincoln, during his visit to talk to business owners, farmers and local residents about issues affecting them….

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