Recently, the Hon. David Speirs MP and I held our annual Community Recognition Awards. I established these awards three years ago as a way to honour the people whose contribution and dedication to improving the community we live in often goes unnoticed. I would like to present our winners for 2018, who have been massive contributors to our local community.Read more
The State Government has funded the installation of five CCTV cameras at The Salvation Army Marion, following an increase in drug use, theft, and vandalism on the grounds.Read more
It was great to have Premier Steven Marshall, along with local members David Speirs MP and Stephen Patterson MP, out in the electorate to deliver on our election commitment to provide funding to upgrade the Brighton Sports Complex.
It was great to meet with City of Marion CEO Adrian Skull recently to hand him a cheque to fund the upgrade the Crown Street Reserve at Dover Gardens.Read more
After plenty of community feedback from school staff, parents and families, changes have been made to the Seaford line morning timetable, to better cater for students who travel by train to attend Westminster School, as well as other schools in the area.Read more
I visited Brighton Secondary School and met with their F1 in Schools team, Horizons.Read more
It was great to have Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher in town this week to have a look at how the Oaklands Crossing works are progressing.
A number of pedestrian crossings around the Oaklands Crossing will be closed and diverted, with new crossings established. This will allow the project team to start construction on a temporary road diversion on the eastern side of Morphett Road, so that works on the bridge can start. This will mean changes will be made to the way pedestrians access the station.
Since the start of the project, I have received plenty of feedback from the community about how the Oaklands Crossing Project will impact the trees situated near the Oaklands Station.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (14:23): I thank the member for the question and note the member for Newland has a very keen interest in particular in the CFS but all the emergency services in our state. I was pleased but not surprised to learn this week that the Country Fire Service in addition to the MFS and SES and the Department for Environment and Water was approached to assist firefighters in the United States...Read more