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School breakfast programs to be extended across SA

25 May 2017

The State Liberals will commit $300,000 to make breakfast programs available to every school that needs one, as part of the Literacy Guarantee policy released today.

"Thousands of disadvantaged students across South Australia fail to meet their academic potential because they arrive at school hungry", said State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall.

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Regional children deserve strong foundation in literacy

25 May 2017

A key education policy aimed at giving every South Australian child a strong foundation in literacy -- the Literacy Guarantee - was launched by the State Liberals this week.

With a focus on regional South Australia, students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties will be a key area of the comprehensive plan to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students.

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Four new trade offices set to assist Goyder exporters

16 May 2017

Exporters in the Goyder electorate will benefit from four new overseas trade offices in key markets if the State Liberals are elected in March 2018.

The State Liberals have committed $12.8 million in funding over four years to open new trade offices in Japan, Malaysia, Dubai and the United States to improve South Australia's export performance.

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Goyder Update: May

08 May 2017

Today is Volunteers Appreciation Day and I publicly thank all our volunteers across the electorate who give their time and energy to serve their communities for no financial reward.

It is a fact that regional South Australia, in particular small rural townships, would not survive without its volunteers; the importance of what you do cannot be exaggerated.

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Regions to reap benefits of events bid fund increase

04 May 2017

The State Liberals will invest $40 million in the Events Bid Fund to attract more major events and conventions to South Australia, including to the regions.

If elected in 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will increase the Events Bid Fund from $7.5 million to $10 million in 2018/19 and extend that level of funding over the forward estimates.

 

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The fight to retain surgical services at Yorketown Hospital - update

28 Apr 2017

It is now a week since the public meeting at Yorketown Town Hall where over 600 people gathered in response to Country Health SA proposing to cease surgical services at Yorketown Hospital.

This loss of services was to occur from 1 April but, thankfully, there has been a stay of the transfer of the services to Wallaroo – and hopefully this stay can become a permanent one as a result of community efforts to highlight the impacts of such a decision.

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Free Trade Agreement Seminar in Kadina

24 Apr 2017

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encourages businesses in Grey to attend free seminars hosted by the Australian Government to discover how Australia's Free Trade Agreements can benefit their business. Locally, one of these seminars will be held on Monday, 1 May, at Kadina Football Club, from 11 am - 1.30 pm.