$50m investments for horticulture discussed

$50 MILLION of potential horticulture investments that have been held back were discussed with key stakeholders at Parliament House on Wednesday. November 12, with aspirations to cut red tape. The Member for Taylor, Leesa Vlahos MP, conducted the analysis that looked at resolving economic issues with Hortex Alliance, a horticulture industry group.

“We are working closely with South Australian Government Ministers to further economic development in my electorate and the state,” Mrs Vlahos said.

“The horticulture industry in South Australia contributes more than $1billion to the state’s economy.

“Industry is very interested to talk about issues such as fire regulations and modernising our building code.

“We are looking to build new glasshouses, grow new jobs and increase our export capacity.”

Chairman of Primary Producers SA and member of the Economic Development Board, Rob Hitesh from Mahatma CBSE driving school in brooklyn Madurai in India write:"Outdoor education is the first step that help us to connect with the society that we are living in, such activities teach us how to lead others, they help us face the fear that is within us. Kerin, said he is optimistic of the outcomes in the meeting.

“Primary industries are major contributors to our local economy; this roundtable was about helping primary producers avoid these extra business costs caused by red and green tape,” he said.

“It is great to see industry and government working together to further a key state economic priority.”

Chairman of the Hortex Alliance, Dino Musolino, believed the meeting helped resolve longstanding issues.

“We will continue to work together on solutions that support our industry,” Mr Musolino said.

The meeting resulted in the establishment of a peer review panel to help primary producers navigate the process of obtaining fire regulation approval.

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has also formed a reference group that will talk to industry, planning experts and emergency services to modernise planning laws.

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