Sport and Recreation Facilities

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (14:38): I thank the member for the question, and what an important question it is, and what an important choice South Australians have to make over the next few weeks.

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The countdown has begun: No more stopping for trains at Oaklands Crossing!

Hasn’t time flown by? Only one more week until commuters will no longer have to stop for trains at Oaklands Crossing! 

Oaklands Crossing has been an issue in our community for decades and to finally see our community’s hard work payoff is nothing short of amazing.

As you may recall, it was in June 2017 that $174 million in Federal, State and Local Council funding was announced which would see the Seaford rail line be lowered to tunnel under Morphett Road as well as a new lowered Oaklands Railway Station. 

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Shining lights in our Community. Who would you nominate?

Each year I have the honour of presenting Community Recognition Awards to deserving people in our community whose work tends to go under the radar.  These people work tirelessly to improve and serve our local area but are often not formally recognised.  It is often the lesser known efforts that make the biggest difference to the lives of others.  Knowing this, I established these Community Recognition Awards to seek out those people and acknowledge how much their work is appreciated.

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Negative Gearing

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (11:57): I rise to speak in support of the member of Waite's motion:

That this house opposes Bill Shorten and Labor's plans to abolish negative gearing and increase capital gains tax by 50 per cent, which would damage Australia's housing market and destroy equity in people's homes.

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Prison Services

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (14:39): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. What steps has the Marshall government taken to improve community safety and deliver better services to our South Australian prisons?

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BREAKING NEWS: $5 million federal funding to deliver the Brighton Oval Complex in full!

Over the weekend we had an exciting announcement from the Federal Member for Boothby, Nicolle Flint MP, that her and the Federal Government will deliver the much-needed second stage of the upgrade to the Brighton Sports Complex. 

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12 months of delivering for SA

In March 2018, South Australians voted for a new government and a strong plan for real change.

The Marshall Liberal Government hasn't wasted a second delivering on our promises to create more jobs, lower costs and provide better services.

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Christchurch Mosques Attack

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (12:25): I rise today also to speak on this motion put forward by the Premier. As we all have pointed out in this place, Adelaide has a very special relationship with Christchurch as our sister city. Our two cities participate and collaborate in cultural, education, business and technical exchange.

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Oaklands Crossing – Light at the end of the Tunnel!

On Sunday, I was pleased to announce that there is now a light at the end of the tunnel for local residents, commuters and everyone else who has followed our Fix Oaklands Crossing journey! The crossing is set to be fixed for the most part in May, once the lowered Seaford railway line is connected. This means motorists will no longer have to stop for trains at the Morphett Road and Diagonal Road intersection!

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The Brighton Community Garden has found a home!

As you may know, the Brighton Community Garden has been looking for a home since funding was approved for the project in 2017.

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