Transport

Community support prompts speed limit chage

A petition to change speed limits on the outskirts of Elliston has been successful, with speed limits set to decrease on the Flinders Highway. The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has advised that the speed limit will be changed to 60 kilometres per hour from the Anxious Bay road turnoff to the Liberty Roadhouse,…

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Marshall Govt invests in EP roads

The Marshall Liberal Government will partner with the Federal Government to invest $32 million to upgrade roads across the Eyre Peninsula. The announcement follows GWA and Viterra’s decision to no longer use the rail network to transport grain across the EP. The Federal Government announced an investment of $25.6 million in the recent Federal Budget…

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State Government releases EP freight study

The State Government has delivered on its commitment to release the Eyre Peninsula Freight Study having now secured $100 million from the Federal Government to upgrade the South Australia section of the Port Augusta to Perth corridor. The State Government has identified has identified that a package of road upgrades as the best option to…

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End of the line

Rail Safety National Law (South Australia) (Miscellaneous No 4) Amendment Bill Second Reading Adjourned debate on second reading (resumed on motion). Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:39): I rise today to take the opportunity to contribute to this very important bill. I note that many of the contributions thus far have been broad ranging. Mine also will…

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More for regional roads and infrastructure

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:24): I rise today to discuss a significant announcement made by our leader in the last couple of days and that is to quarantine 30 per cent of mining royalty revenue in this state for regional road and infrastructure. This is a significant policy, a very important policy, not just to the…

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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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Push to retain 110km/h

As people would be aware, the State Government is in the process of undertaking a review into our open road speed limits as part of their Road Safety Strategy. The majority of our sealed roads on Eyre Peninsula (classified as ‘outer rural’) are National Highways or State Highways, and have a speed limit set at…

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