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Future of the Vietnam Veterans' club rooms in doubt

After nearly two decades the future of the Vietnam Veterans is uncertain with the State Government set to demolish the current club rooms in Warradale as part of the Oaklands Crossing upgrade.

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South Australian Football Results

September 28, 2017

Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:17): I rise today, probably appropriately as the shadow minister for sport, and a big football fan, to speak about some great football results. We know that women's football has had a great run, and a great success with the women's Adelaide Crows winning the grand final. Of course, this weekend the men are hoping to follow suit and give the Adelaide Football Club two premierships in the one year, which would be absolutely outstanding.

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World Teachers' Day

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (12:03): I rise today also to speak in support of the motion:

That this house—

(a) celebrates World Teachers' Day held annually on 5 October; and

(b) acknowledges the vital and inspirational role teachers play in providing quality education in a range of settings and to a diverse range of community members.

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Noarlunga Hospital Motion

Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (10:51): I move:

That this house—

(a) acknowledges the critical role that Noarlunga Hospital plays in the delivery of health services to the people of Adelaide's southern suburbs;

(b) notes that, prior to the 2014 state election, the Labor Party promised to invest $31 million in upgrading Noarlunga Hospital but subsequently reduced this funding allocation by more than half; and

(c) recognises the quality and commitment of the front-line staff who work at Noarlunga Hospital and their concern that the government's Transforming Health program is undermining the hospital's long-term future as a general community hospital. 

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Upcoming Business Event - don't miss out!

Thanks to all those who attended the local business breakfast I held in conjunction with Liberal Candidate for Elder Carolyn Habib recently. 

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Brighton Ladies Probus Club

It was a pleasure to host a group of ladies from the Brighton Ladies Probus Club for a tour of Parliament House on September 5th.  

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Transport Minister leaves community in the dark over Oaklands Crossing project

As many of you are aware I requested a briefing on the Oaklands Crossing project back in June when it was announced the project would be fully funded. I have also asked the Minister for Transport a wide range of questions regarding the project, many of which have been sent to me by constituents and members of the community. 

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Operation Flinders Fundraising

It was great to hand over a cheque recently to Operation Flinders as a result of the fundraising I have done in our community to help establish a local Operation Flinders chapter in the inner southern suburbs. 

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Collaborative conversational claptrap

The State Liberals have released a tender document from the Department of Transport showing the Weatherill Government is preparing to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on consultant ‘conversationalists’ in the lead up to the March State election.

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Community Champions

Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:11): I rise today to speak about the community awards that I held in my electorate just recently.

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