Speeches: Grievance Debates

Regional rail closure

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:54): To continue in that vein, following the member for Light, I, too, am going to talk about trains. The Hon. A. Piccolo: You don’t have them in your area anymore. Mr TRELOAR: We do not now and that is exactly what I am going to talk about. Sadly, last Thursday, 30 […]

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Iron Road progress

Thursday, April 13, 2017 Mr TRELOAR ( Flinders ) ( 15:23 :07 ): I rise today to make some comments on the back of a story that appeared in today’s Advertiser newspaper on page 53 in the Business Daily. It is headlined ‘Major Chinese banks back Eyre iron ore’. This relates to the iron ore […]

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Matthew Flinders Statue

Mr TRELOAR ( Flinders ) ( 15:24 ): I rise today to speak about an event that occurred in Port Lincoln last weekend, on Saturday 25 February, exactly, precisely 215 years to the day since Captain Matthew Flinders of the Royal Navy was in what became known as Proper Bay or Boston Harbour. On Tasman […]

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Power outages

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:25): I rise today to speak on a topic which has dominated the parliament’s time this week and for some months prior to that, and that is electricity. Even though I have spoken on this topic before in this place, I will go right back to the statewide blackout on 29 September […]

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Overwhelming power outage survey response

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:48): I rise today to talk, once again in this place, about the impact of the significant power outage of last month on the electorate of Flinders. Much of Eyre Peninsula found itself without power and, even more importantly, communications for two, three and even up to four days, sometimes (in the case […]

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