Tonight, I hosted new citizens and their families at Parliament House to celebrate their citizenship.
It was rewarding to meet such a diverse group of new citizens, some of whom have lived in Australia for decades, while others have been here for just a few years.Read more
This sunny afternoon, I visited the amazing folks at Marion Bowling Club for a special presentation.
The club was in need of a state flag, so it was a great delight to be able to present the club with a new South Australian flag.Read more
A very happy birthday to Margaret who turns 100 next week!
Her secret to 100? A zest for life, a lovely family and three-month-old great-granddaughter.
My visit was warmly appreciated and we were pleasantly surprised when Premier @StevenMarshallMP also dropped in to pay a visit to wish Margaret a Happy Birthday.Read more
In light of Plastic Free July, Minister Speirs and I had the privilege of meeting Catryn Zappia at her local business, Bare Pantry, which opened this year here in Brighton.
The mission of the Bare Pantry is to provide sustainable and plastic free items to use in your home. The Pantry provides plastic-free pantry staples that customers fill their glass jars with. You can bring I your own jars to fill with the products on offer.
The business champions local produce, while aiming to reduce the carbon footprint of South Australian people. The Pantry itself is 100% carbon neutral, as well as recyclable. They have a range of products, including food staples, home wear, hygiene and cosmetic goods. The Pantry aims to provide a diverse cross-section of products.Read more
It was a pleasure to have dinner with some of the talented music students and teachers from Brighton Secondary School this June.
Minister David Speirs and I wanted to thank the students for volunteering their musical talent at some recent events in the community.
The students provided entertainment at our 90th Birthday Afternoon in 2020. They also played at the Winter Warmer and Fundraiser we hosted earlier this year where we were able to raise more than $9,000 for The Sophia Naismith Foundation.Read more
Along with David Speirs MP, today I hosted my annual Winter Warmer & Fundraiser event to bring people together while supporting a local organisation or charity.
This year, we supported the Sophia Naismith Foundation, which was created in memory of 15-year-old Sophia Naismith who tragically died after being hit by a car in 2019.
The Sophia Naismith Foundation has a very positive impact on the lives of young people in our community, and tonight we were able to raise more than $9,000 to support the Foundation to continue carrying out its exceptional work.Read more
It was an honour to attend today's Commemoration Service for the Battle of Coral and Balmoral.
Organised by the Vietnam Veterans' Federation SA Branch, the service saw many veterans and members of the community paying their respects to those whole lost their lives in this conflict.
His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC was able to attend, as well as Member for Boothby, Nicole Flint.Read more
Today I was able to visit the amazing Brighton Dunes to meet with some of the residents for morning tea.
We were treated to lovely scones with jam and cream, tea, and coffee.
I was able to catch up with some members of the community whom I know, as well as meet new people.Read more
On ANZAC Day this year I had the privilege of attending the Brighton RSL Dawn Service.
After COVID-19 meant that Dawn services in 2020 could not go ahead, it was fantastic to be able to come together again as a community in remembrance of the people who both fought, and lost their lives in service to our country.Read more