As of 12:01AM 1 January 2021, individuals who have been in NSW in the preceding 14 days are no longer permitted entry into South Australia. This does not include residents of SA, or those in transit through NSW. SA residents returning must quarantine for 14 days.
While the boarder remains open, SA residents are being encouraged to reconsider travel to Victoria. Those who have visited Victoria must remain on high alert for symptoms of COVID-19 if they have recently travelled to Victoria, and get tested if any symptoms develop and remain in isolation until results are confirmed.Read more
Many of you will be pleased to hear that a large raft of COVID-19 restrictions will be eased from next Monday, 14 December.
This announcement comes as South Australia records ZERO new cases and ZERO active cases.
As we approach the festive season, this is such fantastic news for our families, small businesses, local community groups and sports clubs.Read more
I want to start by sincerely thanking you for your understanding and cooperation during our community pause.
By banding together, it has provided our hard-working contact tracing team vital time to not only tackle the Parafield Cluster, but also avoid further community transmission.
With the information available at the time of the outbreak, the unequivocal health advice from our Chief Public Health Officer was clear; we needed a circuit breaker to stay ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. However, we have since learnt that someone deliberately misled our contact tracing team.Read more
On the advice of SA Health, from midnight tonight, South Australia will be on a 6 day pause with the introduction of new restrictions to get ahead of the Parafield Cluster.
This means all non-essential workers must stay home and only leave when necessary, such as for groceries and medical supplies.
These measures are being taken to reduce community transmission and avoid the long lockdown we saw in Victoria recently.Read more
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