On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, I visited the North Brighton Community Garden for its Spring Open Day.
This wonderful community garden was the result of years of planning that led to securing a location at Bowker Oval in 2019.Read more
With its upgrades starting in 2018, the new Marion Outdoor Pool is now ready for use, just in time for the upcoming summer.
It was a pleasure for me to attend the opening of the pool today on behalf of the State Government which contributed $150,000 to this $4.5m project.Read more
It was a pleasure to join the students, families and teachers at Westminster School for the launch of its new sports pavilion today.
It was a nice surprise to bump into the former Governor of South Australia and Olympian, Ms Majorie Jackson-Nelson, who took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.Read more
Despite the chilly weather, many people from our local community turned up to donate to a local food drive today.
Marion City Lions and MarionLIFE had organised this drive together to combat hunger.Read more
Earlier this year, Lilly, a student at Darlington Primary School, wrote me a letter describing the weathered condition of her school's South Australian flag.
It was a pleasure to respond to Lilly's letter by visiting her school today to present a replacement.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:21): I rise to speak on the official opening of the redeveloped Brighton Oval in Hove. On Tuesday 15 September, I stood with a crowd of people in one of Brighton's new clubrooms, enthralled by what we had just seen on a tour and excited for the future of this big community space.
As the Mayor of Holdfast Bay Amanda Wilson, the local federal member Nicolle Flint, my colleague the member for Black (Minister for Environment) and I unveiled a plaque together to commemorate the official opening, it was clear that this was a special moment. It was a special moment for the hundreds of players, volunteers, life members and local residents who love using these grounds.Read more
Continuing my series of catch-ups at cafes in our community, today I joined local residents at the Lampshade Café in Somerton Park.
We chatted about issues ranging from local trees to how we can improve our education system.Read more
Holdfast Bay Mayor Amanda Wilson, Local Federal Member Nicolle Flint and I today unveiled a plaque to commemorate the official opening of the redeveloped Brighton Oval.
Home to many local sporting clubs, Brighton Oval is used by hundreds of players, volunteers, life members and local residents who love the grounds.Read more
It was beautiful weather this Saturday morning at Hamilton Park Reserve, Warradale, as we celebrated recent upgrades to the reserve by the State Government and Marion Council.
Strong communities have good public amenities and, as part of the upgrade, the State Government contributed $180,000 to fund fantastic new automatic toilet facilities.Read more
This afternoon I'm at Brighton Lacrosse Club to celebrate the offical opening to see their new clubroom!
On our tour of their stunning new site, one of the club's life members told me that when the old clubrooms were built many decades ago the besser blocks used cost two shillings each!Read more