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2018 SA Volunteers Awards program open

16 Feb 2018

The 2018 South Australian Volunteers Awards program opened on Friday, 16 February 2018.

These awards recognise the invaluable work that volunteers, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community and will be presented at a special Volunteers Day event planned for 11 June 2018.

 

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Port Wakefield solution welcomed

29 Jan 2018

Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths welcomed the pledge made yesterday by State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall MP of a $12.1 million investment to build an overpass at Port Wakefield, to end traffic bottlenecks and reduce road accidents at the notorious Copper Coast Highway and Augusta Highway intersection.

"I was very pleased with the announcement as it is one of many projects I have worked hard to progress in recent years, with both the Liberal Party and the Labor Government. Indeed, I hope it is the first of many such investments for our region," Mr Griffiths said.

   

 

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Regional Suicide Prevention Forum at Minlaton

16 Jan 2018

Country SA Primary Health Network (CSAPHN) was very pleased to late last year be announced as one of 12 new National Suicide Prevention Trial (NSPT) sites, bringing significant resources, activity and funding to areas of need in regional South Australia.

The two-year trial now underway is targeting populations identified at a local level as "at risk", and to help get a good picture of the needs across the State, a series of Regional Suicide Prevention forums are being held -- including one at Minlaton on 31 January.

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Liberals to reform key fisheries

19 Dec 2017

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will reform South Australia's Marine Scale Fish industry to unlock the industry's potential and provide long term sustainability.

In making the announcement today, Shadow Minister for Primary Industries David Ridgway said there is broad consensus across the commercial and recreational sectors that the Marine Scale Fish industry needs reform.

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Recharging Our Regions

05 Dec 2017

I welcome the release today by State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall of "Recharging Our Regions", a billion dollar package to create regional jobs and drive regional investment.

A Marshall Liberal Government will deliver "Recharging Our Regions" to create regional jobs, increase investment in regional infrastructure, drive down the cost of living and improve frontline services.

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Goyder News

09 Nov 2017

The health forum at Wallaroo on 30 October again highlighted the level of concern that is felt for the future of rural health services, and a rising mistrust for a city-centric government seemingly blind to the fact that country people are equally deserving of quality care.

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"Home is Where the Hall is" project

26 Oct 2017

To celebrate the important role community halls play in regional towns, registrations are now open in South Australia for the opportunity to join a national project, "Home is Where the Hall is".

The project is running throughout November, and this is the third year "Home Is Where the Hall Is" will be rolled out in SA, in a partnership between Country Arts SA and Regional Arts Victoria.

 

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Royalties for Regions Fund welcome

18 Oct 2017

Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths MP has welcomed the pledge from Liberal Leader Steven Marshall MP to establish a Regional Roads and Infrastructure Fund (RRIF) by quarantining 30 per cent of mining royalty revenue.