In the wake of a stand out season for the Adelaide Crows women's team and a swag of awards highlighted with winning the inaugural AFLW Premiership cup, there are a number of people at West Lakes who would be feeling incredibly proud.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
That this house—
(a) condemns the state government for increasing cost of living pressures on South Australian families and businesses; and
(b) supports significant reductions in the impact that emergency services levy charges have on South Australian families and businesses, whilst at the same time ensuring proposed budgets for emergency services are maintained.Read more
The recent announcement of a final operation date at GM Holden's Elizabeth site is a wake up call for the State Government who have consistently under spent on their Automotive Transformation commitments.
Time is now running out for the State Government to explain how they will ensure South Australians transition from jobs at Holden into their next career.Read more
The State Liberals have written to the Federal Attorney General George Brandis proposing that the Federal Parliament legislate to end the practice of gift cards having an expiry date.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:26): I rise today to speak about Premier Jay Weatherill's plans to make South Australia the nuclear waste dump state. That is where South Australia sits in the wake of Premier Weatherill's mismanagement of the engagement and consultation process around the potential nuclear industry. Let's be clear about this: this is the option the Premier has chosen for South Australia and this is the position he continues to take to make South Australia the nuclear waste dump state.Read more
The State Liberals have labelled Premier Weatherill’s belated concerns about the price of food and drinks at the Adelaide Oval as sheer hypocrisy.Read more
The Government is letting southern suburb automotive workers down with the Career and Workforce Development Centre at Warradale open by appointment only. The Centre costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to run each year but has on average 1 visitor per day.Read more
South Australia is once again at the top of the unemployment table, with the seasonally adjusted unemployment figure at6.7%, with the second worst state Tasmania recording 6.5%.
The State Government has announced former Police Commissioner Garry Burns will investigate how South Australian authorities responded to the week-long storm crisis. However many residents, particularly on the West Coast want answers as to why the entire State lost power.Read more