Country cash splash

PLENTY FOR THE REGIONS: Premier Steven Marshall addresses the media after yesterday’s budget revelations in Adelaide.
REGIONAL South Australia is the big winner of the State Liberal Government’s first budget, with more than $773m of investment across services, infrastructure and job creation.

Mount Gambier Hospital’s renal dialysis unit will receive a $2.1m boost, the long-awaited $14.6m Penola Bypass will be funded and the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre will share in $1m for “sustainment works”.

The $315m Regional Roads and Infrastructure Fund, which annexes 30pc of mining royalties, forms the centrepiece of the


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