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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY AIR QUALITY POLICY CONTINUED
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The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY (Leader of the Opposition) ( 14:28 ): I apologise to members that the minister has taken 10 minutes to give an answer that did not address any of the questions.

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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY AIR QUALITY POLICY
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The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY (Leader of the Opposition) ( 14:18 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation a question about the Environment Protection Authority's air quality policy 2015.

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Employment
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The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY (Leader of the Opposition) ( 14:27 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment a question about employment.

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Nature Based Tourism
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The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY (Leader of the Opposition) ( 15:08 ): Supplementary question: could the minister outline how much new funding will be provided to support the strategy?

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Mount Gambier Prison
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In the local newspaper from Mount Gambier, The Border Watch, on 4 February, the very hardworking and new member for Mount Gambier—unlike the ones who have preceded him for the last 20 years—Mr Troy Bell, made some comments about the Mount Gambier Prison. In response to those comments, the minister said, and I quote:

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GST
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My question is to the Minister for Police, Correctional Services, Emergency Services and Road Safety. Minister, do you support the Premier's policy of increasing the GST to 15 per cent?

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Goods and Services Tax
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My question is to the Leader of the Government and Minister for Employment: do you support the Premier's policy of increasing the GST rate to 15 per cent?

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Drought Response
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Mr President, there was a country cabinet meeting on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday: 22, 23 and 24 November, and minister Bignell was in Naracoorte, and I quote from an ABC Rural summary of a news article:

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Energy Prices
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The Premier and this Labor government have spent a considerable amount of taxpayers' funds pushing renewable energy as an option for creating employment in the future, and we have seen the significant development of renewable energy, particularly in wind farms, during this government's term. The way that they have pushed these renewable technologies has had several unintended consequences. The most important is, namely, energy costs rising and the over-reliance on the intermittent source of energy for our baseload power generation. My questions to the minister are:

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Employment Figures Collapsing
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Yesterday, the Treasurer, the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis, released the Mid-Year Budget Review for the 2015-16 state budget. The Mid-Year Budget Review shows employment growth collapsing from a forecast 1 per cent to less than one-quarter of 1 per cent at a time when South Australia's level of unemployment is the worst in the nation and, sadly, getting worse. My questions to the minister are:

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