Tag Archives: Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone

Tim’s GM bill gets red light

Tim’s GM bill gets red light

POLITICAL stubbornness continues to disadvantage South Australian farmers, according to the State Government after the latest genetically-modified crops bill failed to pass through parliament yesterday.

Help for 50 struggling Riverland growers as council costs targeted… RATE RELIEF

AROUND 50 Riverland farmers are eligible to have half of their council rates subsidised through new drought-assistance funding, announced yesterday.

Support for year 7 students

SPECIAL transitional arrangements will be provided for three Riverland primary schools located more than 20km from their nearest high school when year 7 moves to high school in 2022.

Tim’s tick from the top dog

A LIGHTNING trip to the Riverland on Sunday gave Premier Steven Marshall enough time to publicly – and emphatically – back his under-fire MP Tim Whetstone.

Government ‘serious’ about hard-line stance at Yamba

THE State Government remains “serious” about a zero-tolerance approach to fruit fly quarantine at Yamba Station, amid claims the policy has been suspended nearly 500 times since January.