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Steady as she goes….works continue at Oaklands Crossing

Works have continued at the Oaklands Crossing Project over the past couple of months.  Whilst this has caused some traffic delays, we appreciate everyone’s patience in navigating the work zone safely. 

December 2018 Night Works

Night works will continue throughout December as a number of key activities are undertaken.  These include the installation of underground traffic signals, road lighting conduit installations, underground power connections, stobie pole removals and SA Water asset investigation works.  Stockpile zones will also be set up at different locations on site for construction crews to access.

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Let me hear your voices – your say counts!

Hamilton Park Reserve – Community Consultation

As many of you already know, the State Government has delivered funding in the amount of $180,000 to the City of Marion to construct a new automated toilet block at Hamilton Avenue Reserve. 

I am sure you will all agree that this will be a great addition to the Reserve, allowing more people and families in the community an opportunity to enjoy nature in their own backyard.  It has also prompted the City of Marion to look at redeveloping this wonderful open space and I urge everyone get along to the Community Consultation being held at the Reserve this Sunday, 2 December 2018 from 4 - 5pm.

Alternatively, if you can’t make it and would like to share your thoughts and ideas on what should happen on the Reserve, head to www.makingmarion.com.au/hamilton-park-reserve.

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Firefighters, Interstate Deployment

Mr BASHAM (Finniss) (14:47): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. How is the South Australian Country Fire Service assisting with the fires in Queensland?

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Who are our Crafty Locals?

I’ve had another busy month visiting many schools and congratulating countless members of our community. One of the best things I love about my job is the people I get to meet, and admire what they do within our area. Art has been popping up everywhere recently, with the opening of the Seaview High School Art Exhibition and our Gibson local, Dianne Schroeder, creating her Poppy artwork along the Jetty at Brighton Beach.

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World Tourism Day

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (11:46): I thank the member for Narungga for bringing this motion and I rise in support of his original motion. I note the Major Events Bidding Fund, valued at $40 million, that has been put in place by the current minister to attract more events and conventions to South Australia over the next four years. I would like to take this opportunity to talk about sporting events and the significant part they play in the South Australian tourism economy...

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Invictus Games

Mr MURRAY (Davenport) (13:54): My question is to the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Can the minister please update the house on the achievements of our South Australian athletes at the Invictus Games?

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (13:54): I thank the member for Davenport very much for his question. This is a very good question. He is a very good member and cares very much about what is happening in our community...

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Correctional Services Monitoring Device Outage

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (13:15): I seek leave to make a ministerial statement...

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Changes to Pedestrian Access and Supporting our Local Businesses

The October Long Weekend may have given people the opportunity to get away for the weekend, but for those working on the Oaklands Crossing Project, it was all steam ahead.  It was an exciting milestone to see traffic flow over the new Morphett Road Bridge and getting a glimpse at the impressive pedestrian and cyclist bridge when it arrived on site. 

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Great people doing great things in our Community

During the last month I have been delighted to be out and about in our local community and attending some great events.  From hosting another successful Seniors Forum, to catching up with the lovely ladies of the Oaklands VIEW Club at Parliament House and seeing off three very determined (but now very sore) blokes who rode to the MCG in order to raise money for the Pancare Australia.  

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F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

Mr PATTERSON (Morphett) (14:36): My question to the Minister for Education. Can the minister advise the house about the recent success of South Australian school students in an international scientific competition?

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (14:36): I thank the member for Morphett for his question. As an engineer, I know that he, along with the members for Gibson and Black, will be particularly proud that one of the schools that support students in his local area was world champion in the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge. The Horizon team from Brighton Secondary School was successful this year...

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