Education

Port Lincoln High build continues

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (11:28): I rise today to comment on the 64th report of the Public Works Committee, the final report on the Port Lincoln High School redevelopment project. This is something that the Port Lincoln school community and I, as the local member, have been working towards for many years. In fact, even under the previous…

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A big year for Cleve

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:27): I rise on this day, which is likely to be the last sitting day of the year, to compliment— Ms Stinson: Do you know something we do not know? Mr TRELOAR: —I said it is likely to be; I think we are all thinking that—one particular town in the electorate of Flinders, which is…

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Government subsidy supports local apprenticeships

Employers in South Australia’s regional and rural areas are being encouraged to take part in a new government subsidy scheme offering generous support towards the costs of employing apprentices. The Minister for Industry and Skills, David Pisoni said he has written letters to all regional councils and Regional Development Australia (RDA) outlining the benefits of…

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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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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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Power outage highlights major problems

It was with great anticipation and excitement when, as a small boy, our family home was connected to the 240 Volt state-wide power grid. The arrival of electricity brought many changes to our daily lives. The ensuing 50 years saw technological advances, particularly in communications, that resulted in the world being connected in ways we…

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What the State Budget means to Flinders

We have heard much about this budget, which has been much spruiked by the government as a jobs budget but, of course, just because you call something by a name, it does not necessarily mean it is so. Unfortunately, South Australia is still coming in with the highest unemployment rate in the country at around…

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Changes to challenge students

With the State Liberals announcing that, if elected, we would oversee the gradual transition of our Year 7 students from Primary into High School, we have re-affirmed our commitment to quality education in this State. Having Year 7 as the first year of High School will bring South Australia in line with all other states,…

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