It has been great to see more local school groups taking up the offer of Parliament House tours, it is a fantastic learning experience - Just recently we had Reynella Primary School come through for a second time. Below is my recent speech in Parliament about some recent events in Reynella and Old Reynella.Read more
Click below to read my speech on the Compulsory Third Party Insurance Regulation BillRead more
Click here to read my speech following up from the seniors form I held recently in the community.Read more
Click here to read my speech on the Animal Welfare (Live Baiting) Amendment Bill
Click here to read my speech on the Native Vegetation (Road Verges) Amendment Bill
I rise to speak on this motion and note that it is the second incarnation for the member for Kaurna to get this up. In fact he withdrew it from the Notice Paper (or it was not moved) before parliament was prorogued, because it was not finished, because it was quite unusual. It was opened a handful of times before it was completed.Read more
Premier Jay Weatherill and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis have delivered a disastrous budget for all South Australians.
Labor has settled and announced they will be creating even fewer jobs than they forecast last year.
Unemployment has hit a whopping 7.6% and Labor has not taken the opportunity to address the jobs crisis.
The ESL will be increased again. The Repat will be closed, and other hospitals will be downgraded.
State debt is growing, there are no new infrastructure investments, and state owned assets are being sold off.Read more
Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ) ( 14:21 ): I appreciate the minister giving us figures, which we have been looking for for a while, of $200 million for the overpass, which is the first time that figure has been bandied around. Given that the pictures showed rail over road, is it still the intention of the government to put rail over road?Read more
Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ) ( 14:17 ): My question is also to the Minister for Transport. Given the government spent $2 million on a study, drawings of the train overpass at the Oaklands crossing, when does the government plan to begin work on this project?Read more