Road Resurfacing on Majors Road

Resurfacing works are finally beginning on Lonsdale Highway and Majors Road.  These roads have been in poor condition for too long and it is good to see the government is finally listening to our requests, however there is still more that needs to be done. 

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Happy 100th Birthday to Lillian

Congratulations to Lillian in Reynella who turned 100 on the weekend! It was a privilege to spend time with her and discuss how life has changed over her journey.

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Marion and Sturt Road Intersection Update

Today I met with the Minister's Office and the Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure to discuss the Marion and Sturt Road Intersection upgrade. 

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$50m Train Oversupply

A Cabinet document has come across my desk and it points that out and in fact the then-Transport Minister Tom Koutsantonis who wrote this document said ‘We only need 16 of these new electric cars plus a spare to service southern lines’ and we’re about to get our 22nd so that’s five trains more than we need at about $10m a train, that’s $50m that have been spent on trains that won’t get used on the South Australian Adelaide Metro network.

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Train Strikes More Chaos

Wage negotiations between the Government and the Transport Workers Union have been going on for more than 18 months.  The Weatherill Labor Government’s inaction lead to the tram driver’s strike on the 11th of June.  The strike lead to commuter chaos, happening during University Exam time, students dependent on public transport had to face yet another (avoidable stress) on the way to their exams. 

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Under-performing Belair Line

Belair on-time running continues to underperform

Monday 24 August, 2015

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SA Labor has not approched the Federal Government about Oaklands Crossing

This month I received a letter from Jamie Briggs MP advising us that the SA Government has not made a request for either funding or assistance from the (Federal) Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development regarding the proposed (Oaklands) crossing upgrade.  In addition, the Australian Government has not been advised of a timeframe for commencement or completion of the of the proposed works. 

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Hallet Cove BMX Club

My colleague David Speirs and I have been working alongside the Hallet Cove BMX Club to improve facilities in South Australia and the  feasibility study recently announced is a great outcome.

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Update on funding announcements for Old Reynella

A State Government ‘Residents Win’ grant was recently awarded to change the street scape of Corn Street in Old Reynella to make it safer and more attractive for the local community.

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Graffiti Epidemic on our Trains

Commuters would have seen an increasing level of graffiti on our trains in recent months as organised criminal gangs target Adelaide's new electric trains. 

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