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
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.
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.Read more
At Banks & Brown, a local Warradale café, I sat down in an outdoor garden to host my first Coffee with Corey event of 2021.
A group of local residents joined me, including Carol Douglas, who's the Chair of Warradale Primary School's Governing Council and told me about the school council's fantastic work.Read more
Congratulations to John and Jacqueline Clarken who today celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary!
It was a pleasure to visit this lovely couple on their special day, dropping in as one of many surprises organised by John.Read more
As of 12:01AM 1 January 2021, individuals who have been in NSW in the preceding 14 days are no longer permitted entry into South Australia. This does not include residents of SA, or those in transit through NSW. SA residents returning must quarantine for 14 days.
While the boarder remains open, SA residents are being encouraged to reconsider travel to Victoria. Those who have visited Victoria must remain on high alert for symptoms of COVID-19 if they have recently travelled to Victoria, and get tested if any symptoms develop and remain in isolation until results are confirmed.Read more
There are many families in our community who will struggle to enjoy Christmas due to challenging situations. As I’m sure we can all agree, all children deserve to experience the excitement of Christmas and receiving gifts from Father Christmas.
Thank you all for your generous donations for the Marion Salvation Army Christmas Gift Drive!
Together we collected a number of wonderful gifts, which I know will go home to many thankful families.Read more
I held my final Coffee with Corey session for 2020 at the Kiosk at Somerton.
There was a great turnout with many local residents stopping by for a quick chat.Read more
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Gibson Christmas Card Competition!
As I do every year, I ran this competition in local primary schools and received an overwhelming number of illustrations on the theme "My Colourful Christmas".Read more
Tonight, three local primary schools in our electorate held their Year 7 Graduation Ceremonies.
I was able to visit Darlington Primary School, Paringa Park Primary School and Warradale Primary School as students received their certificates and celebrated the end of a challenging year.
It was a delight to speak at each school's ceremony and even to present a few awards to the outstanding students!Read more
Many of you will be pleased to hear that a large raft of COVID-19 restrictions will be eased from next Monday, 14 December.
This announcement comes as South Australia records ZERO new cases and ZERO active cases.
As we approach the festive season, this is such fantastic news for our families, small businesses, local community groups and sports clubs.Read more