Regional health pledge

THE Australian Conservatives will implement all 49 recommendations of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Regional Health Services under a MacKillop-specific policy announcement if elected after Saturday’s state election.

Following the party’s blueprint for rural and regional South Australia, the Conservatives have revealed an additional policy release exclusively for the blue-ribbon seat.

Urgent upgrades to roads, tougher penalties for drug manufacturers and boosting health services underpin the party’s three-page MacKillop policy.

Australian Conservatives candidate Robert Brokenshire (Legislative Council) and Richard Bateman (Lower House) said the policy was evidence of the party’s commitment to “make MacKillop matter”.

“Part of our strategy is to spend time in regional


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