Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ): I rise today to speak about a very active group in my community, the Marion VIEW Club. I have worked with this group for a few years now and seen first hand the great results they achieve. I asked my very talented trainee, Mallory Petersen, to do some research on this club, and she returned with this comprehensive report after interviewing the current President, Shirley Jenner. I would like to present her report to the house:Read more
Catch the latest on the Oaklands crossing controversy as reported by Channel 9 on Saturday 24 September.
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (11:31): I move:
That this house urges the Weatherill Labor government to prioritise the grade separation of the Seaford railway line where it meets Diagonal and Morphett roads at Oaklands Park, in order to—
(a) improve traffic congestion for residents living in the southern suburbs;
(b) provide efficient access for emergency services vehicles;
(c) support economic activity in the Westfield Marion precinct; and
(d) support the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre as a venue for state, national and international events.Read more
On Monday 5 September the Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Urban Development, Mr Paul Fletcher visited the Oaklands Crossing.
From 1 August until the end of September my office will be a donation point for the latest Essentials for Women SA donation drive.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (12:11): I rise today to speak about a positive that came out of the state budget. It is something the member for Bright and I have been championing for a long time, and I would like to acknowledge the Minister for Recreation and Sport for jumping on board with this project. I am talking about the BMX track that is flagged for O'Halloran Hill. The state government is putting $2 million towards this project, while the Onkaparinga and Marion councils are putting forward $1.5 million.Read more
It was a pleasure to help the Adelaide Branch of the Australian Computer Society celebrate their 50th Anniversary earlier in August.Read more
With the Federal election out of the way I thought it was a good to to update everyone on where we stand with Oaklands Crossing.Read more