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Local Mayors Meet with SA Premier

CaptureMayors from around the Upper Spencer Gulf have met with a number of State Parliament politicians including SA Premier Steven Marshall.

Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens, Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin and Port Augusta Mayor Brett Benbow were all in attendance for the full day program at Parliament House.

Chair of the Spencer Gulf Cities Association and Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens said these meetings are vital to the continued growth of our region.

“It is important that we keep highlighting what is going on in the Upper Spencer Gulf and what our priorities are,” Mayor Stephens said.

“We had a very positive meeting with the Premier. He was genuinely interested in what is going on in our three cities and made a commitment to continue to meet regularly, which is fantastic.”

The Mayors met with a number of people during their day trip including the Leader of the Opposition Peter Malinauskas and Deputy Leader Susan Close.

They also met with several members of the Legislative Council including Andrew McLachlan, Justin Hanson, John Darley and Tammy Franks.

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