Category: Agriculture

Report on CFS powers tabled

The Select Committee on the Fire and Emergency Services Bill tabled its final report in the House of Assembly today. The Committee, chaired by Mr Peter Treloar MP, Member for Flinders, made 10 recommendations regarding Clause 23 of the Bill, which extends the powers of the Country Fire Service (CFS) in directing prescribed activities. While […]

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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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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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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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