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Adrian Pederick MP

State Member for Hammond

Parliamentary Secretary for Primary Industries, Regional Development, and Tourism

Electorate Office Contact Details:

20 Mannum Road
Murray Bridge SA 5253

Telephone: (08) 8531 1676
Fax (08) 8531 1282
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Elected to the House of Assembly in 2006, and elevated to the Shadow Cabinet in 2008, Adrian relishes the opportunity to represent the community of Hammond.

He is passionate about the diversity of people and produce available in the electorate, and believes in the future prospects of the region for tourism, employment, food production and desirable lifestyles.

Since becoming the Member for Hammond, Adrian has held the important Shadow portfolios of River Murray, Sustainability & Climate Change, Mineral Resources Development as well as Opposition Whip.

In 2010, he became the Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries and Shadow Minister for Forests.

As a former farmer himself, Adrian managed a dryland and grazing enterprise for 14 years, he is well placed to understand and respond to the issues that really concern primary producers.

Issues he is currently challenging the Government on include - introduction of the Biosecurity Levy, management of the Broomrape Eradication Program, Marine Parks & recreational fishing licences.

He was a primary instigator in the establishment of a Parliamentary Select Committee in to Grain Handling and Storage in 2011, and remains a committee member. Adrian is actively opposed to the outrageous forward sale of Forests in the South East and continues to pursue the Government on this critical issue.

Adrian, his wife Sally and two sons Mack and Angus, maintain residence on the family farm at Coomandook.

Adrian continues to be actively involved in his local community including as a CFS member amongst other interests.

Electorate Profile

Ruby Florence Hammond (1936-1993) was the first SA Aboriginal person to stand for parliament. She was active in public affairs and served the general community and her own Aboriginal people - particularly in relation to policy formulation - with great note.

Area: approx. 15,321.8 km2

Location: Includes the rural hinterland farming area of SA to the south-east of metropolitan Adelaide. Its western boundaries extend to the River Murray and Bremmer River and now includes the popular holiday town of Goolwa. In the east the district extends to the Victorian border.

History: Hammond was created at the 1994 boundary redistribution and was contested for the first time at the 1997 elections.

Latest Media Releases

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Finn’s Law

Dec 03, 2015

 The Statutes Amendment (Rights of Foster Parents and Guardians) Bill 2015 (Finn’s Law) introduced by Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has passed through the House of Assembly this morning.

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New Zealand/Long-nosed Fur Seals petition

Jul 30, 2015

Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, has today tabled a petition in Parliament with 1,594 signatures calling on the State Government to immediately identify and implement an over-abundant native species management plan and to include a Sustainable Harvest of the New Zealand Fur Seals.

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Positive future for dairy plants

Jun 17, 2015

Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick, welcomed the news of United Dairy Power being purchased by Adelaide-based Beston Global Food Company (BGFC).

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