Wondering when it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Wondering when it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

In our rollout, COVID-19 vaccines will be available in phases. Groups of people get the vaccination at different times.

Click here to take the Australian Government's Vaccine Eligibility Checker to see which phase you're included in.

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Afternoon tea with Norfolk Estate residents

It was great to run into both old faces and new at an Afternoon Tea with the lovely residents of Norfolk Estate Retirement Village.

We were also able to surprise a special couple for their 60th Wedding Anniversary, Keith and Valmai who have been together since their early 20s!

Thanks to the President, Diana for working with my team to organise this wonderful afternoon.

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Catch-up with the Vietnam Veterans Federation

Bob, Mal and Phil are dedicated Vietnam veterans and active members of the Vietnam Veterans Federation (SA Branch)'s executive committee.

This afternoon we caught-up to discuss how the Federation has grown over recent years with 50 new members as well as the support services they continue to provide our Vietnam veterans.

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SA leading the way on the ban of single-use plastics

I know many members of our community have been following with great interest in the Marshall Government's work to deliver progressive environmental reform.

Today marks the commencement of the State Government's ban on the sale and distribution of a number of single-use plastic products here in South Australia.

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COVID-19 update

A longstanding ban on dancing at South Australia’s pubs and clubs will be lifted from Friday 26 February 2021 but with some restrictions, while the state will also remove its remaining border restrictions with Victoria.

From one minute past midnight on Friday, small licensed venues with 200 or fewer people can allow dancing, as long as patrons check-in using QR codes and maintain a distance of one person per two-square-metres. Dancing will also be allowed at larger venues of between 200 to 1000 people, so long as only 50 people dance at one time in a designated area such as on a dance floor.

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Coffee with Corey: Café Finniss

I was delighted to host my second ‘Coffee with Corey’ catch-up on the 19th of February. This month we hosted the event at the fantastic local café, Café Finniss. Lucy, the owner of Café Finniss a lovely hostess and the staff provided great service as always.

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Reactivating the Repat Health Precinct

On the 11th February 2021, I was able to visit the Repat Hospital, which is currently in Phase Two of the refurbishment and redevelopment plan. The aim of this project is to provide and boost health services for those in the South.

I had the opportunity to tour the new facilities with local Member for Elder, Carolyn Power MP. It was fantastic to see the new developments and how this project has progressed. It is particularly important for those suffering with dementia, as the development includes a state-of-the-art 12 bed specialist facility for patients with this condition requiring short term medical treatment before returning to their homes.

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Visiting local schools with Minister Gardner

It was a pleasure to visit a number of locals schools in our community with Hon John Gardner MP, Minister for Education. These included Hamilton Secondary College, Oaklands Estate Kindergarten and Seaview High School.

This was also a fantastic opportunity to see first-hand the significant capital works progress underway at Hamilton Secondary College and Seaview High School, which forms part of the State Government's major school upgrades program.

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Speech: Vale, Eric Freeman

The Hon. C.L. WINGARD: It was with great sadness that we learned that talented South
Australian sportsman Eric Freeman recently passed away on Monday 14 December after a heart
attack. Eric will forever be remembered as one of the greatest athletes South Australia has ever
produced.

Affectionately known as Fritzy, Eric Freeman was born in Semaphore, Adelaide, and
excelled at both cricket and football. As a cricketer, Freeman was presented with baggy green cap
No. 244 when he toured with Australian teams to New Zealand in 1966-67, England in 1968 and
India and South Africa in 1969-70.

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COVID-19 announcement

On Monday, the TGA granted provisional approval for the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia.

As we hear the fantastic news that we're one step closer to immunisation, let's keep up our everyday steps to stop the spread.

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