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Adelaide White Ribbon Breakfast

White Ribbon Australia’s campaign asks people to stand up, speak out and act to prevent men’s violence against women. As the Shadow Minister for Families and Child Protection and Social Housing, Rachel is faced with some harsh realities of domestic violence while she works to assist those experiencing domestic violence.

Remembrance Day at Walkerville Memorial Garden

On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, Rachel attended the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Walkerville Memorial Garden. This year it makes the 97th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Operation Flinders - Parliament House

For the past 3 years Rachel has been supporting Operation Flinders by setting up a Prospect Chapter and raising money to support 10 local youth aged 14-17 years old to participate in the Operations Flinders program.

Royal Commissioner : Children’s Commissioner

The recommendation by Royal Commissioner Justice Nyland that the Victims of Crime Levy should be abolished with respect to children and young people gives the State Government the green light to establish a Children’s Commissioner.

Skating to a better outcome

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to honour a two year old commitment to invest $20 million in the rejuvenation of Adelaide’s Parklands and make a replacement skate park the first project to be funded under the scheme.

Greek National Day - 75th Anniversary

On Sunday, 25 October 2015 Rachel joined the Greek Orthodox Community SA and laid a wreath to commemorate Greek National Day at the Cathedral of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel.

Alarm bells ringing again in child protection

The State Liberals are deeply concerned that Families SA continues to be overwhelmed by the level
of demand for child protection services.

Common sense in child protection

The State Liberals have urged the Weatherill Government to act on the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse, released yesterday, regarding the need for the creation of a national approach to Working with Children Checks (WWCC).

Nursing a public safety grievance

Liberal Member for Adelaide Rachel Sanderson is calling on the Health Minister JackSnelling to act to provide more parking for staff and patients at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide.

Unfathomable and deplorable

The State Liberals are calling for Susan Close, the Minister responsible for Families SA, to explain
the latest failure of the agency to protect a child at risk of shocking abuse.