Firstly, a big thank you to the Dover Gardens community and a number of residents who raised their concerns about anti-social behaviour at our first Community Forum in December last year.
Since then, I've been working with SAPOL, Housing SA and Marion Council to improve our community's local amenities and engagement.
As reported by a SAPOL representative at our follow-up Community Forum earlier this year, SAPOL have now undertaken District Policing Model 2 in the Dover Gardens area with a dedicated Sergeant leading the team based at the Sturt Police Station.Read more
Many of you have been following this closely since our first community forum in mid-December 2019, and I'm very pleased to provide you with the latest update.
I recently met with the Minister for Human Services, Hon Michelle Lensink MLC who advised the tender process is still underway with a number of shortlisted proponents having received an invitation to supply.
You'll be pleased to know that all proponents have proposed demolition of the Quintus Tce site, with construction expected to begin later in the year.Read more
Anti-social behaviour and community safety around the Dover Gardens area has been an ongoing concern for many residents, which is why I've been working closely with SAPOL, the City of Marion and Housing SA to help find a solution to a range of issues raised at my previous community forum in mid-December 2019.
Significant progress has been made in a number of areas to improve local amenities and community engagement.Read more
The Marshall Liberal Government has revealed more designs for school upgrades in the Southern suburbs, as part of its record $1.3 billion capital works program that will create thousands of jobs across the state.Read more
Congratulations to Marion Mall Walkers on celebrating their 19th birthday!
Another congrats to one of their inaugural members, Pauline Barber who was awarded Life Membership for her dedication and support to the club and its members. She's filled just about every position on their committee since 2001!Read more
If you haven't already heard, Hove is now home to a brand new school! The first students walked through the doors at McAuley Community School as Term 1 of school commenced.Read more
It was a pleasure to receive a personal tour from Leanne Prior, Principal of Paringa Park Primary School of the newly-opened Outdoor Learning and Nature Play area and learning more about how the school community is encouraging our students to be active and engaged in outdoor learning experiences.Read more
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
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