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Fire and Emergency Services Amendment Bill

2 March 2021

Mr DULUK (Waite) (17:05): I will be quite brief in my remarks. I just put on the record that I will be supporting the Fire and Emergency Services (Governance) Amendment Bill 2020. I note that some of the changes in this bill come from the many recommendations made in the Keelty review prepared in the wake of last year's devastating bushfires, commonly known as the Cudlee Creek fires. The member for MacKillop has been discussing at length some of the issues across his electorate. I know, sir, that through your electorate and my electorate these are significant issues that play on the mind of our communities.

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SA Timber Shortage Question

18 March 2021

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:13): My question is to the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development. Minister, what steps is the government undertaking to ensure that South Australian grown timber is kept in South Australia in order for timber yards to remain viable so that small businesses and small builders have a reasonable amount of timber supply to build homes and employ South Australians and keep their businesses afloat? Sir, with your leave and that of the house I will further explain.

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Waite Gatehouse Question to Minister

18 March 2021

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:14): My question is to the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport. What measures will the government undertake to protect the heritage status of the Waite Gatehouse, and would a potential relocation of the gatehouse as a whole building provide greater heritage status protection than the proposed deconstruction/reconstruction of that building?

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Saving the Waite Gatehouse Grievance

17 March 2021

Mr DULUK (Waite) (16:07): In early December 2020, the state government announced that they would be demolishing the state heritage 130-year-old Waite Gatehouse in my community, on the corner of Fullarton Road and Cross Road, including several significant trees in the Waite Arboretum. This announcement came as a shock to me and many in my community.

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Remarks on the South Australia Multicultural Bill

4 March 2021

Mr DULUK (Waite) (16:49): I also rise to make a small contribution to the South Australian Multicultural Bill 2020 and am looking forward to it getting through the house. As has been said by all sides—by the member for Ramsay in her contribution and, indeed, by the government—multiculturalism in this state is an important, bipartisan issue.

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Sam Duluk MP asks Minister for Environment about the Belair Master Plan Community Consultation

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Question to the Premier on behalf of local RSL clubs

[Duluk] Thank you very much Mister Speaker.

My question is to the Premier. Can the Premier please update the house on how the state government is committed to ensuring that our veterans are honoured for their service to our nation by supporting local RSL clubs in their efforts to host ANZAC Day services this year? With your leave, sir, and that of the house I will further explain.

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ANZAC Day Public Holiday In Lieu

MEDIA RELEASE

This year ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday, which means a public holiday in lieu on the Monday for South Australians.

The rarity of this alignment has caused great confusion around the nation for both employees and employers.

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Dangerous Driving

ROAD SAFETY 30 MARCH 2021

Mr DULUK ( Waite ) ( 15:18 ): My question is to the Minister for Road Safety. Minister, what measures is the government undertaking to combat reckless and dangerous hoon driving that is increasing in our community? Sir, with your leave and that of the house, I will further explain.

   Leave granted.

Mr DULUK: Many constituents visit my office concerned with dangerous driving on Kalyra Road, Belair Road, Old Belair Road, James Road and other road passages throughout Mitcham and the Adelaide Hills. SA Police statistics from 2020 record 3,174 drivers were caught travelling at least 30 kilometres above the limit, including 637 clocked speeding 45 kilometres or more above the speed limit. What is the state government doing to counter these troubling stats and provide greater safety on the roads in my community?

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Banning Corflutes

MEDIA RELEASE - 31 March 2021

Sam Duluk MP, Member for Waite will introduce a Bill to the South Australian Parliament to ban election posters (corflutes) on public roads.

Mr Duluk will introduce the Electoral (Ban on Corflutes) Amendment Bill 2021 which seeks to amend the Electoral Act 1985 and the Local Government Act 1999.

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