Pauline Hanson and Jennifer Game visit Port Lincoln

VISITORS: One Nation leader Pauline Hanson with Senate candidate Jennifer Game in Port Lincoln on Wednesday.
VISITORS: One Nation leader Pauline Hanson with Senate candidate Jennifer Game in Port Lincoln on Wednesday.

Cheaper electricity through a new coal fired power plant and aiming to reduce childhood poverty were among One Nation's discussions during a visit to Port Lincoln on Wednesday.

One Nation leader and senator Pauline Hanson travelled across South Australia this week alongside the party's South Australian senate candidate Jennifer Game.

Senator Hanson said she had been warmly received in regional South Australia and was travelling the state to promote Ms Game as senate candidate.

She said the main issues have included the cost of electricity and water, problems with drugs and lack of investment in regional South Australia.

"The state is stagnating compared to the rest of the country where you see real common sense policies in place," she said.

"There's a lot of support in the state for One Nation and our policies."

Senator Hanson and Ms Game advocated for a new low-emission coal-fired power plant in South Australia to help bring down electricity costs.

Ms Game said Australia should end its commitment to the Paris Agreement as it would be detrimental to Australia's economy.

As part of the party's "New Deal", One Nation has advocated for the government to stop subsidising electricity generation and let low priced electricity supply the market.

Ms Hanson said the party was not against renewables but it should not be subsidised by the government and the focus

"There's no investment potential because of the cost of water and electricity," Ms Hanson said.

"The renewable future the people of Grey had been sold hasn't eventuated."

Ms Game said she was also passionate about lifting South Australian children out of poverty.

"Eighteen per cent of children in South Australia outside of metropolitan Adelaide are living in households below the poverty line," she said.

"I'd like to see Australians looked after and see that 18 per cent drop...it should be zero."

Ms Game said she would also advocate for more funding for South Australia's roads and thought the latest contribution made by the federal government towards the region was not enough.

"When you look at what the other states are getting it's pitiful," she said.

On the issue of oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight Ms Hanson said the party had not supported Equionor's proposed activities as it benefited a multinational company but had a big environmental risk to South Australia.

Ms Hanson said people could see from the party's track record that it would fight for Australians.

She said unlike other political parties, including Australian Conservatives or Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, One Nation was growing.

"We're not a party that comes up with whinges and complaints, we actually have solutions," she said.

"We are growing as a political party."

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