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Time for friendly advice for Finnigan

Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis and Health Minister Jack Snelling should be using private and public means of persuasion to convince disgraced former Labor Minister Bernard Finnigan to resign from State Parliament immediately.

Multicultural Leaders' Event

On Tuesday 10 November, more than 500 members of South Australia's multicultural community attended the Multicultural Leaders' Event at the Burnside Ballroom.

Soroptimist International of Adelaide Annual Domestic Violence Forum

On Monday 9 November, I joined the Soroptimist International Adelaide members for their annual forum on domestic violence, along with Ms Rachel Sanderson MP, Member for Adelaide.

Happy Diwali/Deepavali Festival!

Over the past two weeks, I have been honoured to be so warmly welcomed at many Diwali/Deepavali Festival celebrations by members of our multicultural community! It was brilliant to see so many of my parliamentary colleagues celebrating the festival as well, including Mr Steven Marshall MP, State Liberal Leader.

Unley Remembers with Gratitude

Wednesday 11 November 2015 marked the 97th Anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914-1918). As part the commemoration of the ANZAC Centenary, students from the schools in the Unley area remembered their old scholars who served our country by unveiling memorial plaques at the Unley Remembrance Day ceremony at the Unley Soldiers Memorial Gardens.

Unley Central Precinct - feedback sought by City of Unley Council

The City of Unley Council is seeking your feedback on the proposed directions for the Unley Central Precinct. The Unley Central Precinct Plan was prepared in 2014, with the study exploring 'the potential for higher and more dense buildings to achieve new commercial and residential developments' in and around the centre of Unley.

The first cut is the deepest

The decision by TAFE SA to cut its Certificate lll Jewellery Manufacturing course despite being the sole provider under the Weatherill Government’s WorkReady program will hurt the local jewellery industry and cut jobs for young South Australians.

More jobs disappear

The loss of up to 30 jobs from the Kilburn manufacturer Korvest is another warning that the Weatherill Government needs to bring down an emergency mini-budget to deal with South Australia’s escalating unemployment crisis.


On Tuesday 27 October, Parliament sat quite late as the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill was debated. My speech is attached.

2015 Glenunga International High School Graduation Ceremony

300 Year 12 students from the Glenunga International High School officially graduated last night, with a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall and His Excellency the Hon. Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia giving an inspiring Keynote Address.