Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:20): I rise today to speak on this very dark day. I know that we have been hearing a lot about the shocking treatment of the people at Oakden in the mental health and aged-care facility, and we are all appalled at what is going on there and the mismanagement of this government in dealing with this issue. However, today I rise to speak about the darkness that surrounds our job prospects in South Australia.Read more
The latest ABS employment statistics reveal South Australia was the only State in the Country to record an increase in their unemployment rate in the past month.
South Australia's unemployment rate jumped to 7.3% in April, a rise from 7% in March.
South Australian's deserve better and the State Government needs to be doing more to support South Australian businesses grow and employ more people.
18 May 2017
South Australia’s surging unemployment rate highlights the lack of a jobs plan under this old, tired and arrogant Weatherill Labor Government.Read more
Over 12 months ago I launched my 60 second small business survey to help grow business and grow jobs.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:29): I rise today to speak about the Tennis SA awards event that was held just last week. Fittingly, I do so in National Volunteer Week because we know that all sporting clubs, and tennis in particular, are made up of wonderful volunteers, and a number of them were recognised on the night.Read more
Article from the Southern Times Messenger 3 May 2017Read more
With just six months of operation left at Holden's Elizabeth plant the latest ABS employment statistics have shown unemployment in the Northern suburbs is skyrocketing.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:30): I rise today to speak about the weekend in my community. It is interesting that we are here today talking about the electricity crisis and the jobs crisis created by this state Labor government. Funnily enough, that was the key topic at the supermarket where I started my weekend on Saturday morning.Read more
2700 South Australians have taken part in the RAA's Risky Roads Campaign - voicing their concerns about the roads they think need attention from the State Government.Read more