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
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (14:39): I thank the honourable member for his question and note that he is an absolute whiz in the kitchen. I am excited to update the house on the outstanding achievement of one of our correctional services case management coordinators, Sashi Cheliah—Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:21): I rise today to speak on the Oaklands crossing grade separation and what it means to the community in my electorate, and to those who pass through. There has been a lot of hard work to get to this point, and I cannot tell you how much it means to my community that this project is finally happening. It has been fantastic to deliver this alongside my federal colleague, Nicolle Flint...Read more
The next two weeks will see some major changes to the Oaklands Crossing, and set the scene for further upgrades down the track. Read on and I'll take you through what's starting this weekend.