The latest ABS employment statistics reveal South Australia was the only State in the Country to record an increase in their unemployment rate in the past month.
South Australia's unemployment rate jumped to 7.3% in April, a rise from 7% in March.
South Australian's deserve better and the State Government needs to be doing more to support South Australian businesses grow and employ more people.
With just six months of operation left at Holden's Elizabeth plant the latest ABS employment statistics have shown unemployment in the Northern suburbs is skyrocketing.Read more
Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ) ( 15:17 ): I rise today to speak about our ongoing electricity crisis in South Australia, and yes it is another day, another debacle from this atrocious state Labor government. When it comes to our state's electricity crisis, it has been nearly 15 years and the blackout Premier and blackout Treasurer, who also doubles as the blackout energy minister, have absolutely no idea what is going on here in South Australia.Read more
Last Monday, Warradale pensioner Mary Nixon had just finished visiting her husband at Allambi Nursing Home on Oaklands Road when the taxi she was travelling in got caught in the lengthy delays and banked up traffic at the Oaklands Crossing.Read more
As we get closer to Christmas it was it was great to hold another Christmas Card competition with local schools.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (12:43): I rise to speak on this motion as well and note that, when it was first brought to the house, it was to wish all the Australian athletes well. Now, in the wake of the games, it is obviously to commend them for their efforts. I know everyone has spoken about a number of athletes, and I will be brief here. I want to speak about one athlete from my local area. As we looked forward towards the games, we were speaking about a very exciting young man who trains at the Marion Swimming Club in my local area, and his name is Kyle Chalmers.Read more
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.
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (17:12): I rise today to speak about two wonderful Lions Clubs in my community that are doing great work helping in that area.Read more