Tim Whetstone

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Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Today is a positive day for our farmers and regional communities, having that moratorium lifted," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "That's why we've not got the boundary scheme in place that sits along other management tools," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We think we've got the mix right with not only the bounty, the fence, the baiting program and the doggers out there," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The state government has been listening to the feedback from a range of stakeholders and most importantly from farmers and pastoralists who have for generations been defending against the threat of vicious dead-of-night wild dog attacks on their sheep, lambs and calves," "Stopping the southward spread of wild dogs is also the best way to protect pure dingo populations by preventing mixing and hybridisation with feral dogs" External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The state government has been listening to the feedback from a range of stakeholders and most importantly from farmers and pastoralists who have for generations been defending against the threat of vicious dead-of-night wild dog attacks on their sheep, lambs and calves," "Stopping the southward spread of wild dogs is also the best way to protect pure dingo populations by preventing mixing and hybridisation with feral dogs" External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 17, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

9news Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 20, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

bordermail Friday, March 20, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 20, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

yahoo-au Friday, March 20, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Abalone is a priority species in South Australia and any breaches of abalone fishing rules is taken very seriously by the government," External link

qt Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

9news Monday, February 24, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Recognising the importance of getting hay to farmers on Kangaroo Island as quickly as possible, we are providing $120,000 to pay the cost of transporting donated fodder on the ferry from the drop-off point at Cape Jervis to Penneshaw," "The Oakbank fodder drop in the Adelaide Hills has now closed with more than 1,000 tonnes distributed, and fodder supplies are still continuing to Kangaroo Island with more than 600 tonnes, or 33 truckloads, going direct to the farm gate" External link

abc-au Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

bordermail Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : “It’s about time the Labor Party and SA Best took their heads out of the sand and actually listened to the people of South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Our decision to lift the GM crop moratorium followed extensive industry and community consultation, as well as the findings of the high-level independent expert review undertaken by Professor Kym Anderson and the recommendations of the GM Crop Advisory Committee,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Lifting the GM crop moratorium will allow South Australian farmers to have the same choices as farmers in our neighbouring states which will increase productivity and create jobs," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the Parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Not only have the promised premiums failed to eventuate, South Australian farmers have been penalised by being GM free,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

9news Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

bordermail Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : "By continuing to leave a moratorium in place based on ideology the Labor Party and SA-BEST are costing farmers in South Australia real money and denying them a basic right, choice," "South Australian farmers should have the same choices to use new and improved crop varieties to tackle drought and climate change as farmers enjoy in our neighbouring states" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : "By continuing to leave a moratorium in place based on ideology the Labor Party and SA-BEST are costing farmers in South Australia real money and denying them a basic right, choice," "South Australian farmers should have the same choices to use new and improved crop varieties to tackle drought and climate change as farmers enjoy in our neighbouring states" External link

9news Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The Government has listened to the feedback received through the consultation, and we thank everyone who took the time to contribute,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “This jointly funded project between the Marshall Liberal Government, Morrison Coalition Government and industry is a mammoth task that requires almost all-year-round work for several years,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Just to know whether we are going to call on the Commonwealth for disaster relief or whether there's a lower level of help needed," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Parliamentary Select Committee ) : “The Parliamentary Select Committee into GM crops in South Australia made three recommendations relating to supporting greater marketing opportunities and assistance of non-GM produce, which our Government will support if the moratorium is lifted on mainland South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I will work with the Treasurer and my cabinet colleagues to make sure we give our farmers the support that they need," External link

abc-au Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I will work with the Treasurer and my cabinet colleagues to make sure we give our farmers the support that they need," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “At the last election we committed to the state’s aquaculture farmers we would increase the maximum term for an aquaculture production lease from 20 to 30 years,” External link

FIS Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "They are heavy measures but they are necessary so we can have sustainable stocks here in our South Australian waters," External link

9news Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “I remind all recreational fishers to ensure your 2019-2020 pot registrations are in place and brush up on the rules,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The science shows drastic action is required to ensure we have a sustainable snapper fishery for future generations,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest snapper stock assessment confirms snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent have continued to decrease and have been reclassified as ‘depleting’. The science also reconfirmed snapper stocks remain classified as ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf/West Coast,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The global demand for high quality almonds continues to grow and Almondco’s Renmark expansion is a huge boost for not only the Riverland almond industry, but the state’s economy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “With the weather getting warmer, the risk from fruit flies increases so it is vital that visitors do not bring prohibited fruit and vegetables into South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “A total of 452 vehicles were checked over two days at the Blanchetown quarantine roadblock, with 34 motorists fined and 35 kilograms of fruit seized and disposed of,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The iMapPESTS Sentinel is ground breaking technology proudly developed and led by researchers from the South Australian Research and Development Institute in conjunction with local businesses, Dematec Automation and Data Effects,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Asian Paddle Crabs are an invasive species that threaten our local seafood industries and can be toxic if eaten by humans,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 9, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The results of two years of trialling nine varieties are positive and will support ongoing investment in the burgeoning industrial hemp industry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Some of the varieties were dropped during this latest round of trials based on the initial results, in favour of other varieties that were believed to be more suited to South Australian conditions,” “The results not only look at growing rates but also assess the grain and fibre yield as to its suitability for a range of uses. To date the State Government have approved 13 cultivation licences and two processing licences for industrial hemp in South Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Royal Adelaide ) : “Each year a cadet gains unique experiences and insights into South Australia’s wine industry as part of a tailored program,” “Ms Morris will have the opportunity to travel overseas and attend key industry events to develop her writing skills, meet high profile wine industry contacts and be published on the Adelaide, Great Wine Capital blog” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "If you break the law and put our farmers and supply chains at risk, you will be penalised," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The proposed new aggravated trespass offence and stronger penalties will send a message to protestors or activists that in South Australia, if you break the law and put our farmers and supply chains at risk, you will be penalised,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Our primary industries are key pillars of South Australia’s economy, and they are an essential part of the State Government’s ‘ Growth State’ initiative, which aims to achieve three per cent overall growth each year in South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 2, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The first 20 food producers who have signed on will get access to recycled water to increase productivity and competitiveness,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, August 27, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Each member appointed to the AgTech Advisory Group is committed to making our agricultural industries more productive, sustainable and profitable through adoption of technologies and on-farm innovation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “AgTech has been identified as a key growth area to help farmers boost agriculture to a $100 billion industry in Australia by 2030 and South Australia needs a co-ordinated approach to ensure we can contribute significantly to this target,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This is about giving our farmers, our grain growers the choice, it's not dictating what they can and can't do," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This is about giving our farmers, our grain growers the choice, it's not dictating what they can and can't do," External link

abc-au Monday, August 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We are looking to have Kangaroo Island on a watch and see, that'll give them an ability to see how mainland South Australia operates and I think their concerns will be alleviated, and then we can look at lifting the moratorium on Kangaroo Island should Kangaroo Island through a further consultation period see fit," External link

abc-au Monday, August 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The Anderson Review found the moratorium has cost South Australian grain growers at least $33 million since 2004 and will cost farmers at least a further $5 million if extended to 2025, harming this state’s ability to attract investment in agricultural research and development,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Retaining the moratorium on the Island will provide a chance to prove to existing markets segregation can be as successful and reliable in the South Australian grains industry as it is in other Australian states,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The snapper stocks need to be better managed to allow them to recover back to sustainable levels,” External link

FIS Friday, August 9, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing,” External link

FIS Friday, August 9, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The snapper stocks need to be better managed to allow them to recover back to sustainable levels,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : "The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already 'depleted' in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing," "f we can put full closure of water in South Australia in place, we can protect one of the iconic species here in our waters" External link

9news Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “More than 800 motorists have been fined over a three week period for bringing fruit fly host material and putting South Australia’s horticulture industry at risk of devastation from this agricultural pest,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Foment is exciting as it focuses on businesses that bring in disruptive technologies and add value to our wine and tourism sectors,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “By building a culture of creativity and innovation, we are not only encouraging major companies to South Australia, we are giving young students who want to work in this field the ability to stay here in SA and not have to travel interstate for these types of exciting opportunities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “To attract a household name like Sony Interactive Entertainment to South Australia is a fantastic win for our state and I thank the company for their investment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Combined, these industries are the most valuable and fastest growing, with the strongest labour demands of all industries operating in our regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

9news Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Paddock feed across the farming districts is critically low but the rains have provided an opportunity for germination to establish pastures and cereal crops for early livestock feed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Most producers are supplementary-feeding their livestock with hay and grain due to poor paddock feed, but with the May rains feed availability is expected to improve,” “Our primary producers remain resilient in the face of adversity and the Marshall Liberal Government will continue to provide support for farmers, their families and communities impacted by drought” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “This is a major investment into the Berri, Barmera and surrounding communities that clearly demonstrates the Marshall Liberal Government is committed to supporting regional South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

theherald-au Friday, May 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

9news Friday, May 3, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “I’m extremely pleased that SARDI’s capabilities have recently been used to assist both commercial and environmental interests for the benefit of South Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone added : “Today we have no known native oyster reefs left in South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "At Port Augusta, we're breeding the larvae of flies that are going out there sterile for a reduction in numbers if there is an outbreak by a biological method," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We feel that having a permanent facility up at Innamincka is what outback communities expect," External link

abc-au Monday, February 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Investment in agricultural science has suffered under the moratorium, with the review finding the GM moratorium has discouraged both public and private investment in research and development in this state," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "it is very important to work for high-level cooperation" External link

maroc-en Friday, February 8, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The zero tolerance policy is aimed at changing the attitude of motorists who flout the law and bring produce into South Australia," External link

qt Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone told : "The zero tolerance policy is aimed at changing the attitude of motorists who flout the law and bring produce into South Australia," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 4, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The government has to draw a line, [it has to] give a secure future to farmers and food production in South Australia, but also certainty to those developers looking to move into peri-urban areas of Adelaide and South Australia," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 8, 2018 10:17:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The State Government, industry and community members have run simulated outbreak exercises this year, which has assisted in preparing local people for the roles they need to play in swiftly eradicating this pest from the region," External link

abc-au Friday, December 7, 2018 9:32:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The State Government, industry and community members have run simulated outbreak exercises this year, which has assisted in preparing local people for the roles they need to play in swiftly eradicating this pest from the region," External link

abc-au Friday, December 7, 2018 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “In order to grow the economy and create jobs in South Australia, we need to attract as much investment as possible,” External link

news_com_au Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Of the 35 jobs to go, some will be skilled jobs and some will be semi-skilled and having talked to other industry players there is a need for the skilled workforce,” “I’m hoping the industry will be able to pick up the majority of those jobs being laid off, but the best way to remedy these job losses is to fast-track the new $40 million facility” External link

news_com_au Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "It is a sad day for those people and those families who now find themselves out of a job," "The job losses at Glossop will add to an already very high unemployment rate in our region" External link

abc-au Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “We need to be ambitious and increasing the number of direct flights between important trading countries will benefit our exporters,” “The cost of freighting goods to the eastern states is a huge impost for SA businesses compared to the advantages of having a direct link, particularly for perishable exports such as fresh food” External link

news_com_au Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Despite the US being SA’s second biggest export market, the Weatherill Government has failed to establish South Australian in-country representation,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "If an event is declared under the act it makes it an offence for an unauthorised person to sell tickets for a declared major event at a price higher than 10 per cent of the face value," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, August 30, 2017 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “With $74 million in confirmed crop losses, the storm will have long-term impacts, particularly post-harvest cashflow and economic hardship ... in years to come,” External link

news_com_au Friday, August 4, 2017 4:50:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Growers will be grateful for $10,000, but they still face little to no income over the next 12 to 15 months,” “I want to know will there be any detail around the consideration for concessional loans as is available in Victoria to storm-affected growers” External link

news_com_au Friday, December 23, 2016 8:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Every South Australian has the right for the scalping protection and that is, if this event is pronounced a major event, it will protect those boxing fans, those sports fans that are looking forward to this major event coming to Adelaide," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I would expect now that they would give some better consideration to better returns for our growers," "Any level of confidence in the wine industry is good" External link

abc-au Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I would expect now that they would give some better consideration to better returns for our growers," "Any level of confidence in the wine industry is good" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "What we've seen now is the lack of planning and I think it's really the lack of gumption by the Minister to understand that when we do have fall projections of high rainfall, that needs to be put into the mixing pot when we're going to ... continue to pump the River Murray at the expense of South Australian water users," "We have to understand that that water that is spilled has a potential value of about $34 million if that was to be put on the water market, plus the cost of pumping that water" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I have met with the Minister on a number of occasions with the forward projection scenario not just for pumping River Murray water into Mount Bold, but it's also the forward projections in announcing irrigators' allocations," "He was less than interested and that's why I've raised the concern that we continue to pump water from the Murray at high cost to the cost of every South Australian, as we watch a large amount of water at that huge value, flow out to sea" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "What we've seen now is the lack of planning and I think it's really the lack of gumption by the Minister to understand that when we do have fall projections of high rainfall, that needs to be put into the mixing pot when we're going to ... continue to pump the River Murray at the expense of South Australian water users," "We have to understand that that water that is spilled has a potential value of about $34 million if that was to be put on the water market, plus the cost of pumping that water" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I have met with the Minister on a number of occasions with the forward projection scenario not just for pumping River Murray water into Mount Bold, but it's also the forward projections in announcing irrigators' allocations," "He was less than interested and that's why I've raised the concern that we continue to pump water from the Murray at high cost to the cost of every South Australian, as we watch a large amount of water at that huge value, flow out to sea" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "It's good news for irrigators [but] we're still to see the scenarios or the information that lays over the top of that announcement," "What is the trigger point for irrigators to get 100 per cent? What are the numbers and the projections? That's what I'm wanting and irrigators are wanting" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
spokesman15.38%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
opposition trade and investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
trade and investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
mp38.46%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
lieutenant7.69%FR01/10/201410/01/2014
president7.69%EN12/25/201325/12/2013
vice president7.69%EN12/25/201325/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Tim WhetstoneEN94.44%
Tim WhetstoneFR5.56%


 
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Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Today is a positive day for our farmers and regional communities, having that moratorium lifted," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This agreement is a great outcome for South Australian farmers who will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of growing GM where that is best for their business," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "That's why we've not got the boundary scheme in place that sits along other management tools," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We think we've got the mix right with not only the bounty, the fence, the baiting program and the doggers out there," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The state government has been listening to the feedback from a range of stakeholders and most importantly from farmers and pastoralists who have for generations been defending against the threat of vicious dead-of-night wild dog attacks on their sheep, lambs and calves," "Stopping the southward spread of wild dogs is also the best way to protect pure dingo populations by preventing mixing and hybridisation with feral dogs" External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The state government has been listening to the feedback from a range of stakeholders and most importantly from farmers and pastoralists who have for generations been defending against the threat of vicious dead-of-night wild dog attacks on their sheep, lambs and calves," "Stopping the southward spread of wild dogs is also the best way to protect pure dingo populations by preventing mixing and hybridisation with feral dogs" External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 17, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

9news Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 20, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

bordermail Friday, March 20, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 20, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "In recognition that recovery and rebuild activities can increase the risk of introducing new biosecurity threats to the region, increased random checks at ferry terminals and expanded public education can be expected," "Weed seeds in fodder and on machinery, potential spread of livestock diseases and potential exposure to honeybee pests and diseases, are some of the worries we want to alleviate for fire-affected farmers" External link

yahoo-au Friday, March 20, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Abalone is a priority species in South Australia and any breaches of abalone fishing rules is taken very seriously by the government," External link

qt Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Our primary industries and agribusiness sector is the biggest contributor to the state's economy," "While it's fantastic to see record levels of revenue overall, it's important to acknowledge the many farmers across South Australia who have been doing it tough with drought and natural disasters" External link

9news Monday, February 24, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Recognising the importance of getting hay to farmers on Kangaroo Island as quickly as possible, we are providing $120,000 to pay the cost of transporting donated fodder on the ferry from the drop-off point at Cape Jervis to Penneshaw," "The Oakbank fodder drop in the Adelaide Hills has now closed with more than 1,000 tonnes distributed, and fodder supplies are still continuing to Kangaroo Island with more than 600 tonnes, or 33 truckloads, going direct to the farm gate" External link

abc-au Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The change will support primary producers, local government and the commercial kangaroo industry to better manage overabundant kangaroos, and provide an opportunity to use kangaroos for meat or skin production that might otherwise only be culled and left on the ground," External link

bordermail Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : “It’s about time the Labor Party and SA Best took their heads out of the sand and actually listened to the people of South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Our decision to lift the GM crop moratorium followed extensive industry and community consultation, as well as the findings of the high-level independent expert review undertaken by Professor Kym Anderson and the recommendations of the GM Crop Advisory Committee,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Lifting the GM crop moratorium will allow South Australian farmers to have the same choices as farmers in our neighbouring states which will increase productivity and create jobs," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the Parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Not only have the promised premiums failed to eventuate, South Australian farmers have been penalised by being GM free,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

9news Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

bordermail Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Last week we were challenged to bring forward legislation so we are doing exactly that and we will be asking the parliament to deal with the Bill this week to provide our farmers with certainty for planning their 2020 crop," "New and improved crop varieties will also help farmers tackle drought and climate change as we look to provide our grain growers with as many tools as possible" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : "By continuing to leave a moratorium in place based on ideology the Labor Party and SA-BEST are costing farmers in South Australia real money and denying them a basic right, choice," "South Australian farmers should have the same choices to use new and improved crop varieties to tackle drought and climate change as farmers enjoy in our neighbouring states" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Labor ) : "By continuing to leave a moratorium in place based on ideology the Labor Party and SA-BEST are costing farmers in South Australia real money and denying them a basic right, choice," "South Australian farmers should have the same choices to use new and improved crop varieties to tackle drought and climate change as farmers enjoy in our neighbouring states" External link

9news Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The Government has listened to the feedback received through the consultation, and we thank everyone who took the time to contribute,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “This jointly funded project between the Marshall Liberal Government, Morrison Coalition Government and industry is a mammoth task that requires almost all-year-round work for several years,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Just to know whether we are going to call on the Commonwealth for disaster relief or whether there's a lower level of help needed," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Parliamentary Select Committee ) : “The Parliamentary Select Committee into GM crops in South Australia made three recommendations relating to supporting greater marketing opportunities and assistance of non-GM produce, which our Government will support if the moratorium is lifted on mainland South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I will work with the Treasurer and my cabinet colleagues to make sure we give our farmers the support that they need," External link

abc-au Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I will work with the Treasurer and my cabinet colleagues to make sure we give our farmers the support that they need," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “At the last election we committed to the state’s aquaculture farmers we would increase the maximum term for an aquaculture production lease from 20 to 30 years,” External link

FIS Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "They are heavy measures but they are necessary so we can have sustainable stocks here in our South Australian waters," External link

9news Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “I remind all recreational fishers to ensure your 2019-2020 pot registrations are in place and brush up on the rules,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The science shows drastic action is required to ensure we have a sustainable snapper fishery for future generations,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest snapper stock assessment confirms snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent have continued to decrease and have been reclassified as ‘depleting’. The science also reconfirmed snapper stocks remain classified as ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf/West Coast,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The global demand for high quality almonds continues to grow and Almondco’s Renmark expansion is a huge boost for not only the Riverland almond industry, but the state’s economy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “With the weather getting warmer, the risk from fruit flies increases so it is vital that visitors do not bring prohibited fruit and vegetables into South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “A total of 452 vehicles were checked over two days at the Blanchetown quarantine roadblock, with 34 motorists fined and 35 kilograms of fruit seized and disposed of,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The iMapPESTS Sentinel is ground breaking technology proudly developed and led by researchers from the South Australian Research and Development Institute in conjunction with local businesses, Dematec Automation and Data Effects,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Asian Paddle Crabs are an invasive species that threaten our local seafood industries and can be toxic if eaten by humans,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 9, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The results of two years of trialling nine varieties are positive and will support ongoing investment in the burgeoning industrial hemp industry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Some of the varieties were dropped during this latest round of trials based on the initial results, in favour of other varieties that were believed to be more suited to South Australian conditions,” “The results not only look at growing rates but also assess the grain and fibre yield as to its suitability for a range of uses. To date the State Government have approved 13 cultivation licences and two processing licences for industrial hemp in South Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Royal Adelaide ) : “Each year a cadet gains unique experiences and insights into South Australia’s wine industry as part of a tailored program,” “Ms Morris will have the opportunity to travel overseas and attend key industry events to develop her writing skills, meet high profile wine industry contacts and be published on the Adelaide, Great Wine Capital blog” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "If you break the law and put our farmers and supply chains at risk, you will be penalised," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The proposed new aggravated trespass offence and stronger penalties will send a message to protestors or activists that in South Australia, if you break the law and put our farmers and supply chains at risk, you will be penalised,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Our primary industries are key pillars of South Australia’s economy, and they are an essential part of the State Government’s ‘ Growth State’ initiative, which aims to achieve three per cent overall growth each year in South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 2, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The first 20 food producers who have signed on will get access to recycled water to increase productivity and competitiveness,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, August 27, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Each member appointed to the AgTech Advisory Group is committed to making our agricultural industries more productive, sustainable and profitable through adoption of technologies and on-farm innovation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “AgTech has been identified as a key growth area to help farmers boost agriculture to a $100 billion industry in Australia by 2030 and South Australia needs a co-ordinated approach to ensure we can contribute significantly to this target,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This is about giving our farmers, our grain growers the choice, it's not dictating what they can and can't do," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This is about giving our farmers, our grain growers the choice, it's not dictating what they can and can't do," External link

abc-au Monday, August 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We are looking to have Kangaroo Island on a watch and see, that'll give them an ability to see how mainland South Australia operates and I think their concerns will be alleviated, and then we can look at lifting the moratorium on Kangaroo Island should Kangaroo Island through a further consultation period see fit," External link

abc-au Monday, August 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The Anderson Review found the moratorium has cost South Australian grain growers at least $33 million since 2004 and will cost farmers at least a further $5 million if extended to 2025, harming this state’s ability to attract investment in agricultural research and development,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Retaining the moratorium on the Island will provide a chance to prove to existing markets segregation can be as successful and reliable in the South Australian grains industry as it is in other Australian states,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The snapper stocks need to be better managed to allow them to recover back to sustainable levels,” External link

FIS Friday, August 9, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing,” External link

FIS Friday, August 9, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “The snapper stocks need to be better managed to allow them to recover back to sustainable levels,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : “The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already ‘depleted’ in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said ( about Spencer Gulf ) : "The latest fisheries science tells us snapper stocks in Gulf St Vincent are rapidly decreasing and they are already 'depleted' in Spencer Gulf, meaning the snapper population is below self-replenishment at current rates of fishing," "f we can put full closure of water in South Australia in place, we can protect one of the iconic species here in our waters" External link

9news Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “More than 800 motorists have been fined over a three week period for bringing fruit fly host material and putting South Australia’s horticulture industry at risk of devastation from this agricultural pest,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Foment is exciting as it focuses on businesses that bring in disruptive technologies and add value to our wine and tourism sectors,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “By building a culture of creativity and innovation, we are not only encouraging major companies to South Australia, we are giving young students who want to work in this field the ability to stay here in SA and not have to travel interstate for these types of exciting opportunities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “To attract a household name like Sony Interactive Entertainment to South Australia is a fantastic win for our state and I thank the company for their investment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Combined, these industries are the most valuable and fastest growing, with the strongest labour demands of all industries operating in our regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

9news Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "This latest scientific information shows we need to implement strong restrictions across all sectors to protect the current snapper stock and enable them to recover," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Paddock feed across the farming districts is critically low but the rains have provided an opportunity for germination to establish pastures and cereal crops for early livestock feed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Most producers are supplementary-feeding their livestock with hay and grain due to poor paddock feed, but with the May rains feed availability is expected to improve,” “Our primary producers remain resilient in the face of adversity and the Marshall Liberal Government will continue to provide support for farmers, their families and communities impacted by drought” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “This is a major investment into the Berri, Barmera and surrounding communities that clearly demonstrates the Marshall Liberal Government is committed to supporting regional South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

theherald-au Friday, May 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

9news Friday, May 3, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The funding will ensure its continued effectiveness and support for pastoralists from the ongoing threat of wild dogs," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “I’m extremely pleased that SARDI’s capabilities have recently been used to assist both commercial and environmental interests for the benefit of South Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone added : “Today we have no known native oyster reefs left in South Australia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "At Port Augusta, we're breeding the larvae of flies that are going out there sterile for a reduction in numbers if there is an outbreak by a biological method," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "We feel that having a permanent facility up at Innamincka is what outback communities expect," External link

abc-au Monday, February 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Investment in agricultural science has suffered under the moratorium, with the review finding the GM moratorium has discouraged both public and private investment in research and development in this state," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "it is very important to work for high-level cooperation" External link

maroc-en Friday, February 8, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The zero tolerance policy is aimed at changing the attitude of motorists who flout the law and bring produce into South Australia," External link

qt Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone told : "The zero tolerance policy is aimed at changing the attitude of motorists who flout the law and bring produce into South Australia," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 4, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The government has to draw a line, [it has to] give a secure future to farmers and food production in South Australia, but also certainty to those developers looking to move into peri-urban areas of Adelaide and South Australia," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 8, 2018 10:17:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The State Government, industry and community members have run simulated outbreak exercises this year, which has assisted in preparing local people for the roles they need to play in swiftly eradicating this pest from the region," External link

abc-au Friday, December 7, 2018 9:32:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "The State Government, industry and community members have run simulated outbreak exercises this year, which has assisted in preparing local people for the roles they need to play in swiftly eradicating this pest from the region," External link

abc-au Friday, December 7, 2018 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “In order to grow the economy and create jobs in South Australia, we need to attract as much investment as possible,” External link

news_com_au Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Of the 35 jobs to go, some will be skilled jobs and some will be semi-skilled and having talked to other industry players there is a need for the skilled workforce,” “I’m hoping the industry will be able to pick up the majority of those jobs being laid off, but the best way to remedy these job losses is to fast-track the new $40 million facility” External link

news_com_au Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "It is a sad day for those people and those families who now find themselves out of a job," "The job losses at Glossop will add to an already very high unemployment rate in our region" External link

abc-au Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “We need to be ambitious and increasing the number of direct flights between important trading countries will benefit our exporters,” “The cost of freighting goods to the eastern states is a huge impost for SA businesses compared to the advantages of having a direct link, particularly for perishable exports such as fresh food” External link

news_com_au Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Despite the US being SA’s second biggest export market, the Weatherill Government has failed to establish South Australian in-country representation,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "If an event is declared under the act it makes it an offence for an unauthorised person to sell tickets for a declared major event at a price higher than 10 per cent of the face value," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, August 30, 2017 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “With $74 million in confirmed crop losses, the storm will have long-term impacts, particularly post-harvest cashflow and economic hardship ... in years to come,” External link

news_com_au Friday, August 4, 2017 4:50:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : “Growers will be grateful for $10,000, but they still face little to no income over the next 12 to 15 months,” “I want to know will there be any detail around the consideration for concessional loans as is available in Victoria to storm-affected growers” External link

news_com_au Friday, December 23, 2016 8:54:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "Every South Australian has the right for the scalping protection and that is, if this event is pronounced a major event, it will protect those boxing fans, those sports fans that are looking forward to this major event coming to Adelaide," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I would expect now that they would give some better consideration to better returns for our growers," "Any level of confidence in the wine industry is good" External link

abc-au Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:06:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I would expect now that they would give some better consideration to better returns for our growers," "Any level of confidence in the wine industry is good" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "What we've seen now is the lack of planning and I think it's really the lack of gumption by the Minister to understand that when we do have fall projections of high rainfall, that needs to be put into the mixing pot when we're going to ... continue to pump the River Murray at the expense of South Australian water users," "We have to understand that that water that is spilled has a potential value of about $34 million if that was to be put on the water market, plus the cost of pumping that water" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I have met with the Minister on a number of occasions with the forward projection scenario not just for pumping River Murray water into Mount Bold, but it's also the forward projections in announcing irrigators' allocations," "He was less than interested and that's why I've raised the concern that we continue to pump water from the Murray at high cost to the cost of every South Australian, as we watch a large amount of water at that huge value, flow out to sea" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "What we've seen now is the lack of planning and I think it's really the lack of gumption by the Minister to understand that when we do have fall projections of high rainfall, that needs to be put into the mixing pot when we're going to ... continue to pump the River Murray at the expense of South Australian water users," "We have to understand that that water that is spilled has a potential value of about $34 million if that was to be put on the water market, plus the cost of pumping that water" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "I have met with the Minister on a number of occasions with the forward projection scenario not just for pumping River Murray water into Mount Bold, but it's also the forward projections in announcing irrigators' allocations," "He was less than interested and that's why I've raised the concern that we continue to pump water from the Murray at high cost to the cost of every South Australian, as we watch a large amount of water at that huge value, flow out to sea" External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tim Whetstone said : "It's good news for irrigators [but] we're still to see the scenarios or the information that lays over the top of that announcement," "What is the trigger point for irrigators to get 100 per cent? What are the numbers and the projections? That's what I'm wanting and irrigators are wanting" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
spokesman15.38%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
opposition trade and investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
trade and investment spokesman7.69%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
mp38.46%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
lieutenant7.69%FR01/10/201410/01/2014
president7.69%EN12/25/201325/12/2013
vice president7.69%EN12/25/201325/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Tim WhetstoneEN94.44%
Tim WhetstoneFR5.56%


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