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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.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
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