Legislation

Parliamentary Committees (Bushfires Committee) Amendment Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (11:08): I rise also to support the move to establish a bushfire committee in this parliament, and I support the member for Fisher in his comments; I think the committee system could be well used in this regard. What people fail to remember sometimes, I think, is that a bushfire is the…

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Mining (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (17:44): I, too, would like to begin today by declaring that we have a rubble pit on our property. In fact, we have a gravel pit that has been used for road surfacing in the past and we have a rubble pit for our own private use on the farm.I just put…

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Appropriation Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (17:49): I would like to take this opportunity, as a new member, following the member for Chaffey, to make some observations about my first experience of the estimates procedure. I will be brief because much has already been said about the revelations to come out of the estimates committees and, of course,…

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Appropriation Bill

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:48): I rise today to speak to this bill and to echo the sentiments of my colleagues on this side of the house, especially with respect to the extraordinary and bizarre circumstances surrounding the budget. As members would know, South Australia went to the polls on 20 March this year, as did…

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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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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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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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