With the end of Term 4 fast approaching, most students are looking forward to Christmas and summer holidays! However, Year 12 students have been completing their final exams and looking forward to their next steps in life. I always look forward to congratulating the Year 12s from Brighton Secondary School, Westminster School and Seaview High School, and hearing about their plans for the future.Read more
Each year I invite all Primary Schools in our local community to participate in my annual Christmas Card Competition. The winners get to see their artwork turned into one of my Community Christmas Cards which I send far and wide. Winners also receive a few to send to their own family and friends.Read more
I have really enjoyed the last couple of weeks visiting some of my residents and hearing their wonderful stories.
Warren and Joan Dorling recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Having lived in Warradale since their wedding day, I loved hearing about how they started dating and stayed together over the last 60 years.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:25): It is with great pleasure that I rise today to speak about one of the milestones in my local community at Somerton Park. It was an honour to open the Minda Dunes Coast Park on 20 October; a glorious Sunday it was, too. It was a pleasure to be there with the member for Morphett in our community. This is a shared pathway that quintessentially joins the member for Morphett's electorate and my electorate.Read more
It was a glorious day for everyone involved with the North Brighton Community Garden when they officially opened the Garden to the public recently.
Following a three year journey, multiple location changes and a few speed bumps along the way, it has been full steam ahead since the group received approval in February this year to develop the Garden on the south west corner of Bowker Oval.Read more
I had the honour to officially open the new Minda Coast Park recently. This is something our community has been excited to see completed and it was wonderful to deliver it with Stephen Patterson - Member for Morphett and Amanda Wilson - Mayor, Holdfast Bay.Read more
What an experience! Only weeks after the premiere of Atlantis Untold in the GU Film House Glenelg, I was lucky enough to have a tour of where it all began in the DesignWorks Studio.Read more
Mr COWDREY (Colton) (14:26): My question is to the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Can the minister update the house on the Memorial Drive precinct redevelopment and the opportunities it will create with jobs in this state?Read more
On Friday 20 September I attended the official opening of the Crown Street Reserve Upgrade in Dover Gardens. Prior to the rain setting in, it was exciting to see how well this upgrade has created a recreation space for everyone to enjoy. I feel extremely privileged to have helped deliver this project for our community.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:24): I rise today to speak about the Community Recognition Awards I held in my electorate recently. Every year, in conjunction with my friend and neighbour the member for Black, I hold a winter warmer event to present Community Recognition Awards to local residents who make a big difference in our communities. It is great to do these awards because so many people out there do so many things, but there are people out there who just fly under the radar, and our intent is to capture those people.Read more