It was on for the young and old at the 2020 annual Brighton Jetty Classic! Competitors ranging from 7 to 70 and beyond took part in South Australia's largest open water swim. It was a day full of action with a surf boat carnival, street festival, food trucks with live music and entertainment.Read more
As part of the Marshall State Government’s Building Better Schools program, Seaview High School will receive an impressive $16.2 million development injection.
The project will be finished in time to welcome students in Term 1 2022. It will also coincide with our plan to transition Year 7 students into high school, a move which will bring our state's education system into the 21st century and in line with other states and territories.Read more
Mr ELLIS (Narungga) (15:04): My question is to the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Can the minister update the house on the Adelaide International 2020 coming this summer?
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:04): I thank the member for Narungga for his ace question—and what an exciting time it is for tennis in South Australia, what an exciting time for sport.Read more
Mr TRELOAR: My question is to the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. How is the government's investment in grassroots sport leading to jobs in our regions?
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:05): I thank the member for Flinders for his question, and it's with great pleasure that I update the house on what the Marshall Liberal government is doing in investing in sport in South Australia, especially in our regions, and growing jobs as well. I know that the member for Flinders is very passionate about this. He is a big champion for investment in his local community, and that is what we are delivering.
Our government is focused on creating jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs. I am pleased to inform the house that 165 jobs have been created as a result of a number of important construction projects from our multimillion boost into sporting facilities.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:15): I rise to speak on a number of important issues that are happening in my local community and my electorate and to update the house on the Hove crossing project. I have spoken in this house many times before about the Oaklands crossing project, and I am pleased to let everyone know that the continuing benefits in my community as a result of this project are being very well received. In fact, I get stopped in the street regularly by people who are so excited about the delivery of this project. After 30 or 40 years in the waiting, this has been a great result for everyone in my local area.Read more
With the end of Term 4 fast approaching, most students are looking forward to Christmas and summer holidays! However, Year 12 students have been completing their final exams and looking forward to their next steps in life. I always look forward to congratulating the Year 12s from Brighton Secondary School, Westminster School and Seaview High School, and hearing about their plans for the future.Read more
Each year I invite all Primary Schools in our local community to participate in my annual Christmas Card Competition. The winners get to see their artwork turned into one of my Community Christmas Cards which I send far and wide. Winners also receive a few to send to their own family and friends.Read more
I have really enjoyed the last couple of weeks visiting some of my residents and hearing their wonderful stories.
Warren and Joan Dorling recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Having lived in Warradale since their wedding day, I loved hearing about how they started dating and stayed together over the last 60 years.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:25): It is with great pleasure that I rise today to speak about one of the milestones in my local community at Somerton Park. It was an honour to open the Minda Dunes Coast Park on 20 October; a glorious Sunday it was, too. It was a pleasure to be there with the member for Morphett in our community. This is a shared pathway that quintessentially joins the member for Morphett's electorate and my electorate.Read more
It was a glorious day for everyone involved with the North Brighton Community Garden when they officially opened the Garden to the public recently.
Following a three year journey, multiple location changes and a few speed bumps along the way, it has been full steam ahead since the group received approval in February this year to develop the Garden on the south west corner of Bowker Oval.Read more