Speeches

Speeches

Marine Parks (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (17:45): I, too, rise to support the marine parks amendment bill. As we have already heard from previous speakers, the former Liberal government began the work to establish marine parks in South Australia in the mid-1990s. We are as an opposition supportive of the concept. In January 2009, 19 marine parks were…

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Patient Assistance Transport Scheme

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:40): I would like to speak today on the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme or PATS, as it is widely known. This particular scheme operates in regional areas. This issue has been given a great deal of prominence by my colleagues on this side of this house and certainly also by the Independent…

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School Buses

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:35): I, too, would like to speak about the issue of country school buses. There was an announcement by the former education minister some four years ago that all future school buses would be fitted with seatbelts, air conditioning and have increased rollover strength. This is a noble undertaking indeed, particularly with…

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Electoral (Publication of Electoral Material) Amendment Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (12:58): Thank you to the member for Frome for attempting to drag his contribution out to one o’clock. I, too, would like to echo the sentiments of the member for Frome and also the member for Stuart and say that, in the seat of Flinders, the election was fought as a very…

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Electoral (Publication of Electoral Materials) Amendment Bill Continued

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:47): I was speaking prior to lunch about the dirty tactics undertaken during the recent state/federal election. I think what has happened is that the faith of the public— The Hon. A. Koutsantonis: Federal election? Mr TRELOAR: Sorry, my apologies: state election. I really think that South Australians expect and deserve better…

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Farm Plagues

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:18): I rise today to inform the house that regional South Australia is dealing with not one but two plagues at present. Much has been made of the locust plague and what action the government is going to take in reaction to it, but mouse numbers have reached plague proportions across much…

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Supply Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (16:56): Thank you Mr Acting Speaker. Congratulations, member for Finniss, on your ascension to the chair. I also join others in congratulating the member for Schubert on 20 fine, excellent and contributing years in this place. The member for Schubert and I knew each other when I was in a previous life…

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Supply Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (17:33): I rise to support the second reading of the Supply Bill. I will keep my contribution relatively brief because I do not want to rehash what my colleagues on this side of the house have already said; however, I would like to echo the sentiments of the shadow treasurer and others…

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Tradestart Program

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:11): I rise today to speak on the very disappointing admission by the state government yesterday that the TradeStart office in Port Lincoln will close. By way of background, TradeStart is a federal Austrade program administered in partnership with the state government and specifically aimed at assisting regional exporters in developing links…

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Opening of Parliament – Maiden Speech

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (16:40): Thank you, Madam Speaker. It is with great pride that I take my seat in this house as the newly elected member for Flinders. Before I begin my remarks, I congratulate you, Madam Speaker, on gaining the high office of Speaker. I note that, given that Flinders and Giles share a…

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