News

Families SA workers hung out to dry

The Weatherill Government’s snails pace audit of the suitability of 102 Families SAe mployees to work with children is creating deep levels of distress amongst the affected
 staff.

Christmas Edition 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to the 2014 Christmas edition newsletter. This is a great way to keep you updated on what has been going on in your area and the major topics being discussed in Parliament. 

Labor must restructure Families SA

Evidence provided to the Select Committee on Statutory Child Protection and Care in South Australia has raised concerns about the current structure and responsibilities of Families SA.

Answering for child protection failures

Minister for Education and Child Development Jennifer Rankine has refused to answer a series of simple but important questions regarding the crisis in child protection services in South Australia.

Child protection failure

As the State Coroner was hearing evidence of the failure of Families SA in the shocking case of Chloe Valentine another disturbing revelation about the Weatherill Government’s incompetent handling of child protection in South Australia emerged in State Parliament.

Weatherill Labor Government’s belated review into Prospect school zones

Liberal Member for Adelaide, Rachel Sanderson, has welcomed the Weatherill Labor Government once again following the State Liberals’ policy lead, this time instigating a belated review into Prospect school zones.

HTTA shows its true colours

The State Liberals have accused the Housing Trust Tenants Association (HTTA) of abandoning the Housing SA tenants living in the contamination zone in Clovelly Park.

Taxing the spirit of volunteers

Screening and background check application charges for volunteers will soar by 33 per cent as part of this year’s State Budget.

Parking tax not just hurting big end of town

Liberal Member for Adelaide Rachel Sanderson has written to both new Weatherill Labor Government Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith and Local Government Minister Geoff Brock on behalf residents who will be affected by the proposed toxic car park tax.

Winter 2014 Newsletter

I would firstly like to take the opportunity to thank you for returning me as your representative in State Parliament. I am extremely humbled and thrilled to represent the Adelaide electorate for a second term. I can assure you I will continue to work hard as your dedicated local member.