Oaklands Crossing - an up close and personal look at what is going on!

Last week I was able to go on a guided tour of the Oaklands Crossing Project and receive a close up look at the impressive sunken station and Morphett Road bridge. The PTPA staff were extremely knowledgeable and have a great understanding of every little moving part which makes up the project. Please scroll down to see more photos taken during my time on site.

As we move in to March we will now see more roadworks (including night works) along Dunrobin, Diagonal and Morphett Roads. These works will include the installation of underground traffic signals and road lighting conduits in preparation for the new signalised Dunrobin / Diagonal intersection. This part of the project is due to be completed by the end of April.

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Country Fire Service

Mr BASHAM (Finniss) (14:34): My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister update the house on the status of the government's CFS Project Renew and how it is providing better services to the community?

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Active Club Program Recipients

I recently had the pleasure of presenting funding to many local clubs within our community including Brighton Bowling Club, Brighton Cricket Club, Brighton Lacrosse Club, Marion Rams Cricket Club, South City Chiefs, Marion Mall Walkers, Henley Sharks Water Polo Club and Veterans Cricket SA as part of Round 46 of the Active Club Program.

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World Class Education for our Community

I was excited to join Minister Gardner at Brighton Secondary School for the announcement of $13.8 million funding for the school as part of the Marshall Government’s multi-million dollar investment in Education.

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Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (16:45): I rise today to speak in support of this motion put forward by the Premier that notes:

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Aerial Firefighting

Mr CREGAN: My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Can the minister update the house on how the government's investment in aerial firefighting capability has assisted the state over summer?

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Tennis

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:05): Thank you very much, sir.

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Order!

Mr DULUK: It's your clock we are winding down. My question is to the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Can the minister update the house on how the Marshall Liberal government's investment in tennis will grow grassroots participation across the state?

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My very busy January – New Citizens, a World Record and a 100th Birthday!

Whilst January is often the time of year when everyone takes some time out to relax, enjoy the sun and rev themselves up for the start of another year, it is one of the busiest and best times in our local community.  With the official openings of both the Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club Tower and Brighton Jetty Sculptures Exhibition, and being able to witness the record breaking ‘Marilyn’s’ as part of the Brighton Jetty Classic, I have been spending some wonderful times down by the beach.

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Australia Day Celebrations 2019

I was honoured to speak at the City of Holdfast Bay Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony at Glenelg Foreshore recently.

With clear skies and a fantastic view, it was a perfect day to meet and celebrate with the 80 new Australian Citizens from my local community.  With residents coming from all around the world, including China, Germany, India and the United Kingdom, it shows just how much of a multicultural nation Australia has become. Since 1945, seven million people have migrated to Australia and one in four Australians were born overseas.  Over at the Marion RSL, a further 33 people became Australian Citizens and were warmly congratulated by my State and Federal colleagues, Nicolle Flint MP, the Hon David Speirs MP and Stephen Patterson MP.

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Oaklands Crossing – What to look forward to in 2019!

Whilst the weather may have been keeping the majority of us inside, works have continued at Oaklands Crossing as we start to creep closer to April 2019!  This is when the rail line is scheduled to be connected to the current Seaford line and the new station will officially be opened. 

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