News

Chloe Valentine’s tragic anniversary

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to prioritise the passage of child protection legislation based on the Coroner’s recommendations stemming from the inquest into the tragic death of Chloe Valentine in Parliament.

Registration and Regulation of South Australian Social Workers

Shadow Minister for Child Protection Rachel Sanderson has questioned why it has taken the State
Labor Government 13 years to begin thinking about requiring the registration of social workers.

Liberals reject Housing Improvement Bill

The State Liberals have voted against the Housing Improvement Bill in State Parliament despite the Weatherill Government accepting 21 Liberal amendments to the Bill.

Community will be land-locked without a right hand turn

Residents fearful of being left land-locked by the Hackney Road proposed $160 million O’Bahn project will meet tonight to increase pressure on the State Government to provide reasonable access to Park Terrace, Gilberton

The Big Issue CEO Selling Challenge

Rachel joined Big Issue Vendor, Vernon, on Monday, 1 February outside the Body Shop at Rundle Mall to sell copies of The Big Issue. This is the second year that Rachel has participated in the CEO Selling Challenge to show her support and to take a stand against homelessness and disadvantage.

Government failure in child protection must end

The State Liberals have backed Deputy State Coroner Anthony Schapel’s recommendation that Families SA overhaul how and when files of vulnerable children can be closed.

40 Reasons Why You Can’t Trust Labor With Your Money

Fellow Liberal colleague Stephan Knoll has published a book: “40 Reasons Why You Can’t Trust Labor With Your Money”.

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Christmas time can be a happy and festive occasion for many people but not for everyone.
The images we often see, particularly in advertising, do not reflect what many people in our community
experience at this time of year. Those who have lost loved ones miss them even more, many people struggle
financially and others feel very lonely. Let us all take time to reflect on what is good and positive about our life and
be thankful, and remember that it is a far greater gift to give rather than receive.

Striking at child protection failure

Planned industrial action by Families SA highlights the ongoing failure of the Weatherill Government to protect the most vulnerable children in our society.

2015 School Graduations - Rachel's Electorate

Each year Rachel looks forward to attending as many School graduations and special events in her electorate as she can.