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
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
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
I had the honour to officially open the new Minda Coast Park recently. This is something our community has been excited to see completed and it was wonderful to deliver it with Stephen Patterson - Member for Morphett and Amanda Wilson - Mayor, Holdfast Bay.Read more
On Friday 20 September I attended the official opening of the Crown Street Reserve Upgrade in Dover Gardens. Prior to the rain setting in, it was exciting to see how well this upgrade has created a recreation space for everyone to enjoy. I feel extremely privileged to have helped deliver this project for our community.Read more
The Hon. C.L. WINGARD (Gibson—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing) (15:24): I rise today to speak about the Community Recognition Awards I held in my electorate recently. Every year, in conjunction with my friend and neighbour the member for Black, I hold a winter warmer event to present Community Recognition Awards to local residents who make a big difference in our communities. It is great to do these awards because so many people out there do so many things, but there are people out there who just fly under the radar, and our intent is to capture those people.Read more