Holdfast Bay Mayor Amanda Wilson, Local Federal Member Nicolle Flint and I today unveiled a plaque to commemorate the official opening of the redeveloped Brighton Oval.
Home to many local sporting clubs, Brighton Oval is used by hundreds of players, volunteers, life members and local residents who love the grounds.Read more
This year, local arts organisation Tutti Arts moved into their exciting new headquarters in Brighton.
I had the pleasure of visiting their new headquarters and seeing creative artists at work. Tutti’s leadership team including President Andrew Downing, Founder and Artistic Director Pat Rix, GM Linda Williams and board member Paul Kirkwood showed me around the new site, and I was fortunate enough to see several performances including the Thank God Its Friday choir singing Katy Perry’s hit Roar.Read more
On Saturday 18 July, I stood amid a sea of black and gold jerseys to cheer from the sidelines as the Brighton Rugby Union Football Club played their first round of home games for the season.
On this special day, the clubrooms were also officially opened. I joined Holdfast Bay Mayor Amanda Wilson and Club President Wayne Londema in front of a very excited crowd to cut a black and gold ribbon to mark this occasion.Read more
Today marks a big win for South Australians.
The Marshall Liberal Government is delivering cheaper water bills and putting money back into the pockets of hard-working families and local businesses in our community.
From 1 July 2020, the average household will save approximately $200 per year, while an average business will receive annual savings of around $1,350.Read more
It's fantastic we have achieved great success in flattening the curve in South Australia.
This was a collective effort from our community so thank you for observing social distancing restrictions and let's keep doing the right thing.
The table below shows the easing of restrictions with Step 2 brought forward to 1 June.Read more
Yesterday, we accelerated the easing of restrictions to support locals jobs and help businesses recover in South Australia.
After announcing the State Government's roadmap to recovery last week, we have been able to fast track its implementation thanks to the wonderful work of so many people across SA.
From this Friday, our community will be able to dine indoors and be served alcohol with their meals at their much-loved establishments.
We've been working with industry to ensure they can get back to business as quickly and safely as possible.Read more
The State Government has announced South Australia's Roadmap for Easing COVID-19 Restrictions.
We have worked together to stop the spread of Coronavirus and we should all be proud of the way South Australia has led the nation and even the world in our response to this unprecedented health and economic challenge.
The government's strong plan to protect and prepare South Australia has meant that we are now in a position to start getting back to business by progressively easing restrictions.Read more
Thank you for your part in achieving our state’s thirteenth day straight without a single new case of COVID-19. View the local statistics here.
This week saw the reopening of our local playgrounds, reserves and skate parks, at the recommendation of Chief Medical Officer, Prof Nicola Spurrier.Read more
I'm so pleased to share with you that today is the seventh day of zero new COVID-19 cases in South Australia.
Thank you to everyone who has helped us get this far by putting the health and wellbeing of our community first by staying home.
While it certainly hasn't been easy, it is clear that by staying apart, we're stopping the spread of COVID-19 and saving the lives of our loved ones who are in the at-risk category.
Over the past week we had three days where there were zero new cases and the other days we recorded two or less.
But we need to stay the course. Now is not the time to undo all the good work we’ve done.
Testing has always been the cornerstone of our strong plan to protect our community during the coronavirus pandemic and last week we commenced a two-week testing blitz.
To find out more about symptoms, who should go for testing and the locations of dedicated COVID-19 clinics, click here.Read more